Coconut Angel food Cake

barbara lentz

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@blentz8

I am a coconut lover and this cake is light and full of coconut. Yum


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

cake
3/4 c
cake flour
8 large
egg whites
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/2 c
shredded coconut
frosting
1 1/4 c
sugar
2 large
egg whites
1/4 c
fresh squeezed orange juice
1 tsp
orange zest
1 Tbsp
light cornsyrup
1 c
shredded coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cake
In large bowl beat egg whites until frothy add salt and cream of tartar and continue to beat until soft peaks form. Beat in sugar 1/2 cup at a time. Add vanilla and almond extract beat until stiff. Fold in coconut. Spoon into 9 inch tube pan. Bake 275 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Let cool completely
2
Frosting
Whisk together the sugar, egg whites, juice, zest, cornsyrup, and salt. Sit the bowl over simmering water and cook whisking constantly until 140 temperature is reached.
3
Remove from heat and whisk over the hot water for 3 minutes. Remove bowl from water and beat with mixer 7 to 10 minutes.
4
Frost cake and coat the outside with coconut

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American