Opal Jackson-Cakmak Recipe

My Old Fashioned Coconut Cake

By Opal Jackson-Cakmak sweetiecoconut


Recipe Rating:
 6 Ratings

Opal's Story

This recipe was handed down by my grandmother. I always loved it. I love coconut and it has always been a favorite. My granny made it well!

Ingredients

my coconut cake

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1 c. Crisco
5 eggs
3 c. cake flour
2 1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. vanilla flavoring

Cream together Crisco and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time. Add baking powder to cake flour, then add to Crisco and sugar mixture. Mix well. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring. Bake in three 9-inch cake pans at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Cool.

PINEAPPLE FILLING:

1 can crushed pineapple
1 tsp. butter
Sweeten to taste with brown sugar

Place in 1 1/2 quart saucepan and cook 5-10 minutes. Mixture will be thin but cake will absorb the juice; punch several holes in cake with ice pick to aid in absorbing. Spread hot mixture over layers.

SOUR CREAM FROSTING:

1 c. sour cream
10X confectioners' sugar
1 tsp. butter, softened
1 can coconut

Combine sour cream and butter in mixer bowl. Add enough confectioners' sugar to make of spreading consistency. Spread on top and sides of cooled cake. Sprinkle with coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts