My Old Fashioned Coconut Cake

1
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

Comments:

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About My Old Fashioned Coconut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts




Show 18 Comments & Reviews

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes definitely aren't the pits. Here are some of our favorite peach recipes on Just A Pinch - we promise they're delicious!

15 Cobbler Recipes To Make For Summer Dessert

15 Cobbler Recipes To Make For Summer Dessert

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy and always delicious, cobblers are one of our favorite summer desserts! From classic peach to cheery cherry to drool-worthy chocolate, you need to check out these homemade cobbler recipes...