Coconut Layer Cake - Taste of Home

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 12-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks and beat well. Combine flour and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in vanilla. Add coconut and pecans/walnuts. In a small mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; gently fold into batter. Pour into two greased and floured 9-in round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 mins or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool 10 mins in pans before removing to wire tacks; cool completely. For frosting, beat cream cheese, sugar, butter and vanilla until smooth and creamy. Spead between layers and over top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with coconut; garnish with pecans/walnuts.
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