Coconut Cream Cake Recipe

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Coconut Cream Cake
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  1. For coconut custard filling: Beat eggs, flour,and sugar in large bowl.
  2. Place half and half, vanilla, and coconut in heavy large suacepan. Bring to simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Gradually whisk coconut mixture into egg mixture.
  4. Return to pan and whisk over medium heat until mixture boils, about 6 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Whisk in butter.
  7. Transfer to large bowl; press plastic wrap onto surface and chill until cold at least 3 hours.
  8. For Cake: Preheat oven to 350°F Spray three eight inch cake pans with vegetable spray.
  9. Line bottoms of pans with parchment and spray the parchment.
  10. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into large bowl. Beat sugar and butter in large bowl until creamy about 5 minutes. Add eggs 1 at a time blending well after each addition.
  11. Beat in vanilla.
  12. Add flour mixture in 3 additions alternately with coconut milk in 2 additions.
  13. Divide batter between pans, smooth tops.
  14. Bake cakes until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 25-35 minutes.
  15. Cool cakes in pans on racks 5 minutes.
  16. Turn cakes out onto racks; cool completely.
  17. Using serrated knife, cut each cake horizontally in half. Place cake halves on baking sheets in single layer and freeze 1 hour for easy assembly.
  18. For Buttercream; Whisk first 4 ingredients in heavy small saucepan.
  19. Cook over medium heat until mixture just begins to boil.
  20. Transfer to small bowl, cover and chill about 2 hours.
  21. Using electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and salt in large bowl until fluffy, about 7 minutes.
  22. Gradually beat in cold vanilla base until smooth.
  23. To assemble:.
  24. Place 1 cake round on plate.
  25. Spread 1 c filling over. Repeat with 4 more cake layer and remaining filling.
  26. Top with remaining cake layer, pressing to adhere.
  27. Spread buttercream over sides and top of cake.
  28. Press toasted coconut onto top and sides of cake to cover.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1687.16 Kcal (7064 kJ)
Calories from fat 940.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 104.45g 161%
Cholesterol 249.76mg 83%
Sodium 1617.06mg 67%
Potassium 1142.78mg 24%
Total Carbs 177.42g 59%
Sugars 101.17g 405%
Dietary Fiber 7.12g 28%
Protein 17.99g 36%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 4.7mg 26%
Calcium 288.9mg 29%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 353.2 Kcal (1479 kJ)
Calories from fat 196.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.87g 161%
Cholesterol 52.28mg 83%
Sodium 338.52mg 67%
Potassium 239.23mg 24%
Total Carbs 37.14g 59%
Sugars 21.18g 405%
Dietary Fiber 1.49g 28%
Protein 3.77g 36%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 14%
Iron 1mg 26%
Calcium 60.5mg 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 41.6
  • 47

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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