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Lemon Coconut Cake

Lemon Coconut Cake

Lemon Coconut Cake

Dessert is always welcome after dinner and nothing goes better with dessert than Coconut Cake. Coconut cake is my favorite, it has plenty of layers and it’s so moist and delicious. This cake is so creamy and flavorful. This cake takes a bit of time, but it’s worth it because the end result will blow you away. If you are looking for a fantastic coconut cake recipe for your next dinner party then this one is for you.

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Ingredients:

For the cake :

  • 5 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 2 ½ cup cake flour
  • 1 Tbps baking powder
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • 1 cup shredded, sweetened coconut
  • ½ tsp kosher salt

For the frosting :

  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 packages of cream cheese, softened
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 cups lemon curd
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups shredded, sweetened coconut
Instructions:

For the cake :

  1. 1. In a small bowl, whisk ½ cup of the milk with the egg whites until lightly blended.
  2. 2. Beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and almond extracts for 2 minutes on medium speed in a mixing bowl. Then mix the dry ingredients with it until blended.
  3. Beat the egg whites until completely combined. Then add the remaining milk and whisk for 3-4 minutes, scraping the sides of the bowl. Fold in the coconut.
  4. 3. Spray a cake pan with baking spray. Then pour the mixture and bake in a 350-degree oven for 26 to 28 minutes. Once cooked, remove and cool completely on a wire rack.

For the frosting :

  1. 1. Beat butter and cream cheese for 3-4 minutes using an electric mixer. Then add the powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy cream and beat for an additional 4-5 minutes.
  2. 2. To assemble, place one cake layer on a cake stand. Add a cup of lemon curd and spread it on the cake.
  3. Then add a generous amount of icing cream on top and smooth it with a flat spoon.
  4. Put the other layer of cake. Place the second cup of lemon curd on top.
  5. Then add the icing to the entire cake and then add the coconut to the top and sides of the cake.
  6. Fill your hand with coconut and gently press the sides of the cake. Repeat until the required amount of coconut is placed.
  7. Enjoy.

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