Sometimes you feel like a nut Almond Joy cake

Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut Almond Joy Cake Recipe

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Rayvetta Burris


I came up with this combination after seeing an old retro almond joy/mounds candy bar commercial. I thought that would make a great cake. So I went on a quest to find a recipe because I was sure that there had to be one. There are Almond Joy cake recipes out there but they did not have coconut and almonds in them. I bake this for a church function and it was a big hit.


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12 to 16
45 Min
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  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 1/4 c
    cake flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3
    eggs, separated
  • 1/2 c
    cream of coconut
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    almond slices
  • 1 c
    coconut flakes

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2/3 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 5 to 7 Tbsp

How to Make Sometimes you feel like a nut Almond Joy cake


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and lightly flour 2 9-inch pans, set aside (could use Wilton's cake release instead)
  2. Chop 1/2 cup of almond slices to almond bits
  3. Mix cream of coconut with milk together then sit to the side.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Sit aside
  5. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. add egg yolks one at a time beating after each addition.
  7. add flour and milk mixture alternately into the creamed butter sugar mixture. beginning and ending with the flour
  8. stir in the coconut, almond, and vanilla extracts.
  9. stir in coconut flakes(shredded) and the almond bits
  10. beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. fold into batter until no more of the egg whites show.
  11. . cook for 25 to 30 mins or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. let cake cool in pan for 10-mins, remove then let cool completely.
  12. While cake is cooling. Prepare Chocolate butter-cream frosting
  13. Beat together 1/2 cup of butter, soften, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1/8 teaspoon of salt, and beat together until creamy
  14. whisked together 2-cups powdered sugar and 2/3-cup of unsweetened cocoa
  15. gradually add sugar mixture to butter mixture alternately with 5 to 7 Tbsp of milk until you reach your desired consistency for spreading.
  16. Once cake has completely cooled, spread about 1/8 inch of frosting top with coconut flakes and almond slices. Place second layer and frost. sprinkle crushed/chopped almonds on top.

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About Sometimes you feel like a nut Almond Joy cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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