Coconut Layer Cake W/ Cream Cheese Coconut Frosting

“Best coconut cake ever!”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 2-9 inch cake pans.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  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. Add flour mixture and milk alternatively, beginning and ending with the flour. Stir in vanilla, coconut ext, and 1 cup coconut.
  5. In another bowl, beat egg whites till stiff but not dry and fold into cake mixture.
  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. 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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