Easy Coconut Cake Recipe


This easy coconut cake recipe from scratch produces a scrumptious cake; moist and dreamy.

You must bake this moist coconut cake.  More easy dessert recipes at the end of the page.


Easy Coconut Cake Recipe


Homemade Coconut Cake from Scratch


HOMEMADE COCONUT CAKE RECIPE FROM SCRATCH

1/2 stick butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 3/4 cup sugar
3 eggs, separated
3 cups all-purpose flour
4 tsp baking powder
1-1/4 cups milk
2 tsp pure vanilla extract

PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Butter three 8 inch cake pans and dust the inside with flour and tap out excess. Line the bottom of the pans with wax or parchment paper. Put the cake pans on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat.

Cream butter, shortening, and sugar until fluffy. Add egg yolks and mix until smooth. Sift dry ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture and alternate with milk; ending with the dry ingredients. Add vanilla.

Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; gently fold into mixture. Pour batter into the prepared cake pans and bake about 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.

Cool for several minutes and remove from pans. Fill and frost. After frosting, sprinkle fresh grated coconut on top and press up sides of cake.

CAKE FILLING:
1 egg
1 cup milk
3/4 cup white sugar
1 TBS cornstarch
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 cup fresh coconut, grated

Mix sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Add beaten egg, milk, and vanilla. Cook over low flame, stirring constantly, until thick. Add coconut and stir a little more. Spread between cake layers.

WHITE FROSTING:
1-1/4 cups white sugar
1 TBS light corn syrup
1/4 cup water
2 egg whites
5 large marshmallows, chopped
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 cup fresh coconut, grated

Mix sugar, corn syrup, and water. Put over heat and bring to low boil. Boil for several minutes until mixture spins a thread when a small amount is dripped from spoon.

While it is boiling, beat egg whites until stiff. Add half of hot syrup slowly to the egg whites while beating. Let other half of syrup continue to cook until very bubbly, about two more minutes. Add slowly to egg whites while beating continuously. Add marshmallows and vanilla.

Beat until ready to spread on cake. Spread on cake and sprinkle top and sides with fresh coconut. Enjoy this easy coconut cake recipe. I sure do.



Easy Cake Recipes

Easy Dessert Recipes

Coconut Dessert Recipes







Affiliate Disclosure: I am grateful to be of service and bring you content free of charge. In order to do this, please note that when you click links and purchase items, in most (not all) cases I will receive a referral commission. Your support in purchasing through these links enables me to keep my recipes online and helps people worldwide to blog with less worry and less hassle. Thank you!

Copyright and Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2009-2016, Raschell Rule. All Rights Reserved Miss Homemade 



Follow Me on Pinterest




Best Holiday Recipes


My Favorite Holiday Recipes

(From Appetizers to Desserts)


Wild Game and Fish Holiday Recipes



Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookie Recipes




Easy Appetizer Recipes


Easy Appetizer Recipes

Best Holiday and Football Recipes


Venison Appetizer Recipes



BEST No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

Best No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe

(I'm not kidding)




Homemade Cranberry Bread Recipe


Cranberry Bread Recipe

More Quick Bread Recipes



BEST Pasta Sauce Recipe



The BEST Italian Recipes

Italian Pasta Recipes




Best Mexican Sopapilla Cheesecake Recipe

Mexican Sopapilla Cheesecake

Fiesta Pear (or Apple) Dessert

Avocado Lime Cheesecake




Homemade Chocolate Pie Recipe



Homemade Chocolate Recipes




Authentic Mexican Food Recipes


Authentic Mexican Food Recipes




Pizza Hot Dish Casserole Recipe


Best Crock Pot Recipes

Hearty Homemade Casserole Recipes




Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe


Gooey Pineapple Upside Down Cake




Best Chili REcipe


Hearty Homemade Soup Recipes






Old Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes Recipe


Old Fashioned
Scalloped Potatoes



Au Gratin Potato Recipe


Au Gratin Potato Recipe



Cheesiest Cowboy Potatoes Recipe


The Best, Cheesiest Cowboy Potatoes

(photo doesn't do it justice)





Comments:

BEST French Vanilla Cake Recipe

BEST French Vanilla Cake

"I have made this cake 3 times in the past 4 weeks and have been asked to make it again for St. Paddy's day and Easter! I should have it down to a science by then. It is simply delicious and I have received rave reviews! Thanks so much for posting what I consider to be the perfect vanilla cake recipe."  by Michelle


Best Banana Cake Recipe

Moist Banana Cake Recipe

"This is the best Banana Cake I have ever made. Thank you for sharing." by Elizabeth 

"I just baked this cake for the second time. My husband and I both love it!" by Nancy