EASY COCONUT CAKE by Kelli

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Kelli P

By
@KelliCooks2

I made this today for Easter. It came out really delicious and it's so simple to make. I hope you love it as much as we do.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 - 10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • THE CAKE

  • 1 box
    pillsbury white cake mix
  • 3
    whole eggs
  • 1/2 c
    unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    sweetened coconut flakes, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, softened
  • THE FROSTING

  • ·
    1, 8oz package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 c
    sweetened coconut flakes

How to Make EASY COCONUT CAKE by Kelli

Step-by-Step

  1. IN A SMALL BOWL MIX CREAM CHEESE, UNSALTED BUTTER, POWDERED SUGAR, VANILLA EXTRACT COCONUT EXTRACT AND COCONUT FLAKES UNTIL BLENDED. WITH A CAKE BEATER, BEAT AT HIGH SPEED UNTIL SILKY SMOOTH AND CREAMY. COVER WITH A LID AND REFRIGERATE.
  2. PREHEAT OVEN TO 325. IN A LARGE BOWL ADD CAKE MIX, EGGS, COCONUT MILK, WATER, 1 STICK OF BUTTER, COCONUT EXTRACT & COCONUT FLAKES. MIX WITH A LARGE SPOON UNTIL BLENDED. WITH A CAKE BEATER, BEAT AT HIGH SPEED FOR 2 ½ - 4 MINUTES. BATTER WILL BE THICK.
  3. WITH THE 1 TBSP. OF BUTTER, BUTTER 2 8” ROUND OR 1 13X9” GLASS CAKE PAN. SPOON IN THE BATTER AND SPREAD EVENLY. BAKE FOR 15 – 20 MINUTES OR UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN AND KNIFE ENTERED IN THE CENTER COMES OUT CLEAN. IN THE MEANTIME, REMOVE THE FROSTING FROM THE REFRIGERATOR TO SOFTEN.

    COOL THE CAKE COMPLETELY THEN FROST IT.

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About EASY COCONUT CAKE by Kelli

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #coconut #cake



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