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    Fresh Lemon-Coconut Cake

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 19 mins

    45 mins

    34 mins

    Lainey6605's Note:

    This is an impressive and delicious dessert.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Cake

    Lemon Filling

    Fluffy Frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For cake, heat oven to 350 degrees; coat 2 (9x2-inch round cake pans with baking spray.
    2. 2
      In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt.
    3. 3
      In a mixing bowl, beat butter at medium-high speed until creamy.
    4. 4
      Add sugar; beat 5 minutes until light and fluffy.
    5. 5
      Beat in yolks, one at a time.
    6. 6
      Beat in lemon zest and juice and vanilla.
    7. 7
      On low speed, beat in flour mixture (in fourths) alternately with sour cream (in thirds), until combined.
    8. 8
      In a bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites at high speed, until stiff peaks form.
    9. 9
      Fold into batter; spread in prepared pans.
    10. 10
      Bake 32-34 minutes.
    11. 11
      Let cakes cool in pans on wire rack 10 minutes; turn cakes out.
    12. 12
      Cool completely.
    13. 13
      For lemon filling, In saucepan, whisk sugar, cornstarch and salt.
    14. 14
      Whisk in water, yolks and lemon juice.
    15. 15
      Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil 1 minute.
    16. 16
      Remove from heat, whisk in butter until melted and smooth.
    17. 17
      Cover surface directly with plastic wrap; let cool to room temperature.
    18. 18
      Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; spread filling evenly over top of layer; cover with remaining layer.
    19. 19
      For frosting, in a heatproof bowl, mix all ingredients except extracts and coconut.
    20. 20
      Using a handheld electric mixer, beat 1 minute.
    21. 21
      Place bowl over a pot of simmering water, making sure bowl doesn't touch water.
    22. 22
      On high speed, beat until stiff, shiny peaks form, 7 minutes.
    23. 23
      Remove bowl from heat; add extracts.
    24. 24
      Beat 5 minutes, or until frosting is cool.
    25. 25
      Frost cake.
    26. 26
      Sprinkle with coconut.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fresh Lemon-Coconut Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (150 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 460.5
     
    Calories from Fat 191
    41%
    Total Fat 21.2 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 13.5 g
    67%
    Cholesterol 132.9 mg
    44%
    Sodium 293.3 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 64.4 g
    21%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 51.1 g
    204%
    Protein 4.9 g
    9%

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