Coconut Cream Cake

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne


Taste of Home recipe from 2011. Very good coconut cake.

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30 Min
40 Min


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egg whites
3/4 c
butter, softened
1-1/3 c
1 c
coconut milk
1/2 c
2% milk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2-1/4 c
cake flour
2-1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp


1 can(s)
coconut milk (14 oz)
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk (14 oz)


1-1/2 c
heavy whipping cream
3 Tbsp
confectioners sugar
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
flaked coconut

How to Make Coconut Cream Cake


  • 1Place egg whiles in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • 2Meanwhile, in another large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Combine the coconut milk, milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with the milk mixture.
  • 3With clean beaters, beat egg whiles on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually fold into batter. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • 4Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Place pan on wire rack.
  • 5Poke holes in cake with a skewer, about 1/2-in. apart. Combine syrup ingredients; slowly pour over cake, allowing mixture to absorb into cake. Let stand for 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 6In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners sugar and vanilla; beat until soft peaks form. Spread over cake; sprinkle with coconut.

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About Coconut Cream Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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