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The Best Coconut Cake Recipe Ever

Aarthi
One of the best coconut cake i ever baked. It has full of coconut aroma and goodness. The cake turned out so light and the frosting is a delicious addition to the cake.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 to 10 servings
Aarthi

Ingredients
  

  • Soft Unsalted Butter - 1 cup 225 grams
  • Sugar - 1 ¼ cup 250 grams
  • Eggs - 2
  • Vanilla Extract - 2 tsp
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2 cups 240 grams
  • Baking Powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Baking Soda - ½ tsp
  • Salt - ¼ tsp
  • Coconut Milk - 1 cup 225 ml
  • Coconut Extract - ½ tsp to 1 tsp
  • Shredded dried coconut - ¾ cup + 1 cup for decorating
  • Cream Cheese frosting - 1 batch Recipe here

MY 1 CUP MEASURES 240 ML

    Instructions
     

    • Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Grease and flour two 8 inch round cake pan with butter and flour. Set aside.
    • Take butter in a bowl, add sugar, vanilla and mix till creamy.
    • Add eggs and mix till creamy.
    • Add in flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and fold lightly.
    • Add coconut milk and fold gently.
    • Add in ¾ cup of coconut and fold gently.
    • Spoon it into the cake pans and bake it in a preheated oven for 40 to 45 mins.
    • Remove it and cool completely.
    • Make a batch of cream cheese frosting. Add some coconut extract to the frosting.
    • Now slice the cooled cakes in half middle.
    • Arrange it in a plate and frost with the frosting on each layer. Now cover the entire cake in frosting and press with coconut all over.
    • Chill the cake for few hours before slicing.
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