Buttermilk White Cake with Coconut

This moist, tender layer cake enveloped in a fluffy frosting sprinkled with coconut might be a new favorite dessert recipe for your family.

Buttermilk White Cake with Coconut + enlarge image
36Kviews
42 users rated this recipe an average rating of 4.0
Makes:
16 servings
Prep:
1 hr 15 mins
Cool:
10 mins
Bake:
25 mins 350°F
Rate me!


Buttermilk White Cake with Coconut

Ingredients
1 1/2
cups sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1
cup buttermilk or sour milk*
1/2
cup shortening
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
recipe Buttercream Frosting
2
cups coconut chips or flaked coconut

Directions

  1. Let egg whites stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans; set aside.
  2. In large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Add buttermilk, shortening, and vanilla; beat on low until combined. Beat on medium 2 minutes more, scraping bowl. Add egg whites; beat 2 minutes more. (Batter will appear curdled.)
  3. Spread in pans. Bake 25-30 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched and wooden pick inserted near centers comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.
  4. Prepare Buttercream Frosting. Place layer flat side down on plate; spread top with some of the frosting. Stack second layer flat side down; frost top and sides. Sprinkle coconut. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate. Makes 16 servings.

Buttercream Frosting

Ingredients

3/4
cup softened butter
1/4
cup buttermilk or milk
2
teaspoons vanilla
3 1/4

Directions

  1. In 4-quart mixing bowl beat butter on medium until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar to combine. Beat in buttermilk or milk and vanilla. Gradually beat in enough additional powdered sugar to make of spreading consistency.

Nutrition Facts

(Buttermilk White Cake with Coconut)
    Per serving:
  • 529 kcal cal.,
  • 20 g fat
  • (12 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 24 mg chol.,
  • 258 mg sodium,
  • 85 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 71 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Your Comment:
close
close
close
close
close

close

Loading... Please wait...