Another Haupia Cake Recipe

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Recipe by marisk

This recipe seems to be posted in many recipe websites. Suggestions from one of the sites: Chill the haupia filling and frosting before spreading. If your lower layer isn't flat, use a knife to cut it flat. The filling may not sit well on a rounded cake. Cook/prep times are estimates.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. CAKE:.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions using 2/3 cup of the coconut milk, water, and the egg whites.
  3. Cool and split layers.
  4. Reserve top layer; spread haupia filling on the remaining layers. Chill until set.
  5. Soften gelatin in remaining coconut milk; dissolve over hot water. Cool.
  6. Whip cream; fold in gelatin mixture, sugar and extract.
  7. Stack cake layers; frost with whipped cream mixture.
  8. Sprinkle cake with coconut.
  10. In a sauce pan heat coconut milk, mix sugar, salt, and cornstarch with water; stir into hot coconut milk.
  11. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
  12. Stir in vanilla and cool.

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