White Coconut Cake with Coconut Frosting

Preparation info

  • Makes one 8-inch, 2-layer cake (serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

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With its super-tender crumb and fluffy, snow-white frosting, this gorgeous white cake will become a go-to recipe for all coconut lovers—and all cake lovers, too. Rich coconut milk turns up in both the cake batter and the butter cream, and because I’m a firm believer in layering flavors, a generous amount of shredded coconut is mixed into the batter, as well. And then the entire thing is embellished with even more coconut. It keeps well for up to 3 days, but because it’s so hard to resist, I