Swans Down Orange Coconut Cake

Recipe by ForeverMama
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • CAKE:
  • Preheat oven to 350-degrees F --
  • Sift cake flour with sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, stir butter and orange rind to soften. Add flour mixture and milk. Mix to dampen flour; beat for 2 minutes at medium speed of an electric mixer or 300 strokes by hand.
  • Add eggs and beat one minute longer with mixer or 150 strokes by hand.
  • Stir in coconut.
  • Pour into grease and floured tube pan.
  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • Remove from oven and let cool. Remove from pan and invert onto serving platter.
  • When cooled completely, frost with Fluffy Orange Frosting.
  • FLUFFY ORANGE FROSTING:
  • Mix egg whites, sugar, salt, water and corn syrup in top of a double boiler.
  • Beat over simmering water (being careful that water doesn't touch bottom of bowl your ingredients are in) an elextric beater or rotary beater. Beat until frosting stands in stiff peaks.
  • Remove bowl from water.
  • Add vanilla and orange extracts. Tint if desired with food coloring to bring out the "orangie-ness".
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