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    Coconut Layer Cake W/ Cream Cheese Coconut Frosting

    Coconut Layer Cake W/ Cream Cheese Coconut Frosting. Photo by Beachbunnymom

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    1 hr 5 mins

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    35 mins

    Beachbunnymom's Note:

    Best coconut cake ever!

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 2-9 inch cake pans.
    2. 2
      Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
    3. 3
      In a large mixing bowl, beat butter till creamy, add sugar until smooth. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition.
    4. 4
      Add flour mixture and milk alternatively, beginning and ending with the flour. Stir in vanilla, coconut ext, and 1 cup coconut.
    5. 5
      In another bowl, beat egg whites till stiff but not dry and fold into cake mixture.
    6. 6
      Divide the batter evenly between pans. Bake in preheated oven for 30-35 or until toothpick is inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow cakes to cool completely before frosting.
    7. 7
      To Make Frosting: Blend butter and cream cheese till smooth. Add powdered sugar slowly. Add vanilla and coconut extract. Fold in shredded coconut. Spread on cooled cake.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 08, 2012

      Absolutely delicious! I cut it down by 2/3 and made a single six inch cake. I didn't use coconut extract, just a bit more unsweetened coconut and the flavor was huge. It worked beautifully! I am going to be using this recipe to make a wedding cake, it's fantastic. Thank you!

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    • on July 18, 2011


      Here i am again rating this Coconut Cake, i just took one out of the oven for my Sister's Birthday , she want's me to add pineapple in her's, i'll put it between the layer's. i'm thinking about making me one for my Birthday also. Last week i made one for someone Birthday. I'm telling you, once you make this cake, you will keep on making it, that's how good it is. Shaneshane's Auntie-Auntie

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    • on July 31, 2008


      Wow, my tastebuds where alive...great for the cocnut addicted

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    Nutritional Facts for Coconut Layer Cake W/ Cream Cheese Coconut Frosting

    Serving Size: 1 (103 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 392.6
    Calories from Fat 169
    Total Fat 18.8 g
    Saturated Fat 12.0 g
    Cholesterol 73.3 mg
    Sodium 239.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 53.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    Sugars 39.9 g
    Protein 3.9 g

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