State Fair Winning Coconut Cake Recipe

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State Fair Winning Coconut Cake
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  1. Grease and flour two round cake pans or one large pan for a single layer cake.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Cream shortening. Beat in 1 and 2/3 cups sugar. Blend in vanilla and coconut extracts. Beat in egg whites.
  4. Blend in flour alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Using a mixer, beat on low for 2 minutes. Pour into pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick tests clean.
  5. Cool 10 to 15 minutes in pans, then finish cooling on racks. Cool completely before frosting.
  6. For frosting: Put Wondra in saucepan. Slowly blend in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until thick. Cool.
  7. In deep bowl, beat butter, shortening and salt. Beat in confectioner's sugar and vanilla. Beat in cooled white sauce until fluffy.
  8. Frost cake. Sprinkle with all of the coconut.
  9. Store in refrigerator.
  10. Cooking time does not include the time for the cake and frosting to cool.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 8980.41 Kcal (37599 kJ)
Calories from fat 3932.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 436.98g 672%
Cholesterol 291.38mg 97%
Sodium 6807.69mg 284%
Potassium 2459.97mg 52%
Total Carbs 1192.08g 397%
Sugars 862.35g 3449%
Dietary Fiber 14.37g 57%
Protein 89.59g 179%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 6%
Vitamin A 1.2mg 39%
Iron 31.4mg 174%
Calcium 1495.1mg 150%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 348.03 Kcal (1457 kJ)
Calories from fat 152.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.93g 672%
Cholesterol 11.29mg 97%
Sodium 263.83mg 284%
Potassium 95.33mg 52%
Total Carbs 46.2g 397%
Sugars 33.42g 3449%
Dietary Fiber 0.56g 57%
Protein 3.47g 179%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 6%
Iron 1.2mg 174%
Calcium 57.9mg 150%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 215.2
  • 249

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

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

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