Grandma's Fresh Coconut Cake and Icing

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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

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  • 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

How to Make Grandma's Fresh Coconut Cake and Icing

Step-by-Step

  1. FOR THE CAKE :
  2. Sift into large bowl the cake flour , sugar , salt and baking powder ; Add shortening.
  3. Mix 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.
  4. Add the remaining liquid , unbeaten egg whites and extract ; beat 2 minutes longer , scraping sides of the bowl.
  5. Pour into 2 well greased and floured 8" tins.
  6. Bake @ 350° for 25 minutes , turn onto cooling racks.
  7. FOR THE COCONUT ICING :
  8. Soak gelatin in cold water and dissolve over Hot water ; cool.
  9. Beat whipping cream until its stiff ; beat in vanilla and sugar.
  10. Add to cooled gelatin ALL AT ONCE ; Beat until cream stands in peaks.
  11. Spread 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.

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About Grandma's Fresh Coconut Cake and Icing

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




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