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Recipe for Coconut Cake


How to Make Coconut Cake

Wondering how to make this? Here's a nice and quite easy recipe for coconut cake. It is a fluffy, white cake with coconut frosting. It makes a great addition to the dessert table or a thoughtful gift for the neighbors. This recipe is made with a sugary frosting, but healthier sugar-free cool whip can be substituted. Either way, it's a delicious treat any time of year.

Photo Credit: crd!


Easy and delicious


1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

3 cups sifted self-rising flour

1 cup unsweetened, coconut milk

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease and flour 3 (9-inch) cake pans. Using an electric mixer, cream butter until fluffy. Add sugar and continue to cream well for 6 to 8 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour and milk alternately to creamed mixture. Add vanilla and continue to beat until just mixed. Divide batter equally among prepared pans. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until done. Cool in pans 5 to 10 minutes. Invert cakes onto cooling racks. Cool completely before frosting.

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Please leave your comments below.

Charito Maranan-Montecillo from Manila, Philippines on January 18, 2014:

I like desserts with coconut since I'm from a country that has a lot of it.

rdcbizz on December 27, 2012:

Love coconut cake!

jimmyworldstar on January 14, 2012:

Coconut cake sounds good, do you have a recipe that uses actual coconut pieces though? On the inside not the outside.

cman57 on December 07, 2011:

I love coconut cake and will definitely try your recipe

Mary Crowther from Havre de Grace on November 28, 2011:

I love coconut cake and your recipe sounds delicious!

luckyone924 on November 28, 2011:

Its yummy! I haven't had any in a while but your recipe looks great! awesome job on your lens!

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