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Print This Delicious and Healthy I Luv Coconut Cake Recipe

I Luv Coconut Cake Recipe

I made this coconut cake using the White Chocolate Coconut frosting. A “real old time” recipe, as my grandmother refers to it. That means full buttery richness and a moist, delicate crumb. A glaze that melts right into the warm cake — soft and pillowy. I luv the sweetened coconut flakes.
I Luv Coconut cake recipe, sent in by .

2 cups White sugar
1 cup Butter
5 Eggs
1 tsp Coconut extract
1 cup Buttermilk
2 cups All-purpose flour
1 Tablespoon Baking powder
1 tsp Salt
1 cup Flaked coconut

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 10 inch Bundt cake pan
Preheat oven, grease and flour cake pan.

Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together, set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beat well. Mix in coconut flavoring. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, mixing well with each addition. Fold in coconut. Pour coconut cake batter into prepared pan.
Bake, I Luv Coconut Cake until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.

To accent that wonderful coconut flavor, frost with our White Chocolate Coconut Frosting.

12 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 121 g
Calories 401
Calories from Fat 178
Total Fat 19.8g 30%
Saturated Fat 12.4g 62%
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 353mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 52.0g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Sugars 34.9g
Protein 5.5g
Vitamin A 11% • Vitamin C 1% • Calcium 10% • Iron 13%

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!