Coconut Sheet Cake w/ Coconut Custard Filling

Coconut Sheet Cake W/ Coconut Custard Filling Recipe

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Linda Woodham

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@fancygran

A neighbor wanted a Coconut Cake for her sister's birthday but needed one for 22 or more. I suggested a sheet cake with 2 layers. She loved the ideal. It turned out beautiful.

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Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

SIMPLE COCONUT WATER

1 c
water
1/2 c
sugar
1 c
coconut

YOU ARE MAKING 2 - 9X13 CAKES

CAKE

2
yellow cake mix ( i like duncan hines)
6
eggs
1/2 c
sour cream
2/3 c
oil
2 c
coconut cream
2 tsp
coconut extract
8
egg whites whipped to soft peaks ( whites from custard)

COCONUT CUSTARD FILLING

3 c
heavy cream
2 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
flour
8
egg yolks
2 stick
butter
2 tsp
coconut extract
1 c
coconut, shredded sweetened

ICING

1 large
cool whip topping thawed
1/2 jar(s)
small marshmallow cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
coconut flakes
1 jar(s)
maraschino cherries

How to Make Coconut Sheet Cake w/ Coconut Custard Filling

Step-by-Step

  • 1COCONUT CUSTARD:
  • 2In large heavy sauce pan stir together egg yolks,sugar,flour, gradually stir in warmed cream,add butter cut in pats and coconut and vanilla extract.
  • 3cool for 10-15 min, add coconut stir, pour into bowl put into refrigerator and allow to cool 2 hours before putting on cake.
  • 4Cook over low heat,stirring constantly until mixture thickens and coats the back of metal spoon.(DO NOT LET MIXTURE BOIL)can take from 10-20 min. so be patience.
  • 5COCONUT SYRUP:
  • 6in medium sauce pan,boil coconut,water, and sugar for 30 min. on a low boil. cool
  • 7CAKE: you are going to make 2 9x13 cakes you can mix both together or separate just half ingredients.
  • 8In large mixing bowl mix cake mix,eggs,sour cream,oil,coconut cream,coconut extract.
  • 9beat cake batter until well mixed about 3 min.
  • 10FOLD in beaten egg whites. DO NOT STIR, FOLD in.
  • 11bake on 350 for 25 to 30 min. in 2-9x13 pans thats been sprayed and floured.Until they are pulling away from sides and spring back when touched.
  • 12cool cakes on rack for 10 min. brush each cake with coconut syrup. let set 20 min and brush again.
  • 13If you are putting your cake on a serving platter now is the time to turn out first cake.
  • 14I put wax paper on bottom of pan and up the ends so I can loosen the sides and lift the cake out.
  • 15ICING:
  • 16Take cherries out of jar and place on paper towel to dry
  • 17Put marshmallow cream in mixing bowl,add vanilla extract.
  • 18add about one cup of cool whip to marshmallow cream, stir until well mixed.
  • 19add rest of cool whip and FOLD into marshmallow and cool whip mixture.
  • 20frost top and sides of cake. Sprinkle coconut on top of cake and add dry cherries. Keep refrigerated

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About Coconut Sheet Cake w/ Coconut Custard Filling

Course/Dish: Cakes, Puddings
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #coconut