Coconut Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Dee514

(Reply to a request) This is an old recipe from my M-I-L which was frequently used for birthday cakes. The coconut is in the batter, not on the frosting.

Top Review by Sueie

Instead of making two round cakes, I made two small bar cakes one following the recipe as is and the other half with 1 tablespoon of cocoa and two teaspoons of chocolate essence. Both were delicious and quickly eaten. Will be keeping this recipe for a quick, easy and very tasty cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  3. In a bowl combine flour, sugar and baking powder.
  4. Add milk, butter, vanilla and coconut flavoring.
  5. Beat with mixer on low speed until combined.
  6. Beat on high speed for 2 minutes.
  7. Add eggs and beat 2 minutes more.
  8. Gently stir coconut into batter.
  9. Pour batter into two prepared pans.
  10. Bake at 375°F for about 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Cool wire on racks for 10 minutes.
  12. Remove from pans and cool completely on racks.
  13. When completely cooled, frost with your favorite frosting.

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