Cocoanut Layer Cake

Gateau au Coco

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Picayune's Creole Cook Book

By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

  • About


  • 4 Layers of Cake
  • The Whites of 2 Eggs
  • A Cupful of Powdered White Sugar
  • 2 Cupfuls of Grated Cocoanut
  • White Sugar to Sprinkle


Make a good layer cake. Beat the whites of two eggs till very frothy. Add one cup of powdered white sugar, and beat till very stiff. Grate the Cocoanut, and then proceed as in filling between layers, having a layer of the grated Cocoanut on top, sprinkled with white sugar.