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Saturday, December 13, 2008

ITALIAN COCONUT CAKE

ITALIAN COCONUT CAKE ...a nice coconut cake recipe to try ! Great !

INGREDIENTS
Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove eggs and butter from refrigerator 20 minutes before using. Separate 5 eggs.

Cream together:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 5 egg yolks
Add:
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 2 cups coconut
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract, coconut rum or strega
  • 1 cup buttermilk

INSTRUCTIONS
Mix well. In a clean bowl, beat the 5 egg whites until they hold soft peaks and fold gently into the mixed ingredients.
Stir in:
1/2 cup finely chopped pistachios, almonds or macadamia nuts.
Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes. Use two greased and lightly floured 9 inch pans.

INGREDIENTS
FROSTING:
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 box powdered sugar
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Cream together. Spread on cake when cooled. The coconut cake recipe is ready to serve.....enjoy !

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