Coconut Layer Cake W/ Cream Cheese Coconut Frosting

Recipe by Beachbunnymom
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 2-9 inch cake pans.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter till creamy, add sugar until smooth. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  • Add flour mixture and milk alternatively, beginning and ending with the flour. Stir in vanilla, coconut ext, and 1 cup coconut.
  • In another bowl, beat egg whites till stiff but not dry and fold into cake mixture.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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