My Old Fashioned Coconut Cake

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Opal Jackson-Cakmak

By
@sweetiecoconut

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

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Ingredients

How to Make My Old Fashioned Coconut Cake

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.

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About My Old Fashioned Coconut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts




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