Coconut Cake

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Your search for the best Coconut Cake recipe stops here! With three layers of moist, fluffy cake smothered in a rich, creamy frosting, this old-fashioned coconut cake is the ultimate Southern dessert! Whether it graces your Easter dessert buffet, finishes off your Christmas dinner, or just adds a festive touch to your next celebratory meal, this homemade cake is always a showstopper!

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For the Cake:
1 1/3 c salted butter
2 2/3 c granulated sugar
6 large eggs
4 c cake flour
4 t baking powder
1/4 t salt
1 1/3 c whole milk
2/3 c canned coconut milk
1 t vanilla extract
1 t coconut extract
For the Frosting:
1/2 c salted butter
16 oz cream cheese
1 t vanilla extract
1/2 t coconut extract
2 lbs. confectioners sugar
2 c sweetened shredded coconut
  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Grease and flour three round 9-inch pans that are lined with parchment paper.
  • In the large bowl of a stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar on medium speed...
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Nutritions

Calories
892

Sodium
1336mg
55% DV

Fat
60g
92% DV

Protein
11g
23% DV

Carbs
68g
23% DV

Fiber
5g
21% DV