Grandma's Fresh Coconut Cake and Icing

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

This was my Grandma's recipe , I think I remember her saying she made a cake with fresh coconut but that was so many years ago I wouldn't remember LOL.

***untried recipe by me***

Posted just in case someone was wanting a challenge and give this recipe a try... :)

Rating:
★★★★☆ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

CAKE INGREDIENTS :

1 2/3 c
cake flour
1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
3 tsp
baking powder
1/3 c
shortening
1/2 c
coconut milk, unsweetened
1/4 c
sweet milk
3
unbeaten egg whites
1 tsp
vanilla extract

FRESH COCONUT ICING INGREDIENTS :

2 tsp
gelatin
4 Tbsp
cold water
2 pt
whipping cream
2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
sugar
grated fresh coconut

Step-By-Step

1FOR THE CAKE :
2Sift into large bowl the cake flour , sugar , salt and baking powder ; Add shortening.
3Mix coconut milk ans sweet milk together ; Add 1/2 of milk mixture to dry mixture ; Beat on low speed foe 2 minutes ; scrapping sides of the bowl.
4Add the remaining liquid , unbeaten egg whites and extract ; beat 2 minutes longer , scraping sides of the bowl.
5Pour into 2 well greased and floured 8" tins.
6Bake @ 350° for 25 minutes , turn onto cooling racks.
7FOR THE COCONUT ICING :
8Soak gelatin in cold water and dissolve over Hot water ; cool.
9Beat whipping cream until its stiff ; beat in vanilla and sugar.
10Add to cooled gelatin ALL AT ONCE ; Beat until cream stands in peaks.
11Spread on top of one cake and place second cake on top of icing. Spread on sides and top of cake ; sprinkle with grated fresh coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #coconut, #icing