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

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Buttermilk White Cake with Coconut

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.)

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts (Buttermilk White Cake with Coconut)

529 calories; total fat 20g; saturated fat 12g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 24mg; sodium 258mg; potassium 120mg; carbohydrates 85g; fiber 1g; sugar 71g; protein 3g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin cmg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 32mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 40mg; iron 1mg.

Buttercream Frosting

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  • 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.

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Reviews (3)

38 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
09/16/2017
This looks awesome!!! This recipe is perfect. Next tomorrow on my birthday, we will surely make it. I saw such beautiful cakes on the sites : https://www.cakengifts.in/cake-delivery-in-prashant-vihar-delhi https://www.cakengifts.in/cake-delivery-in-okhla-phase1-delhi https://www.cakengifts.in/cake-delivery-in-neb-sarai-delhi https://www.cakengifts.in/cake-delivery-in-dehradun
Rating: 5 stars
03/03/2018
Had been saving this recipe in my drawer as I went a time without an oven, longest month of my life! The cake is SO goooodd! Love it. The online recipe though should not list the powdered sugar twice for the frosting.
Rating: Unrated
09/25/2016
How much powdered sugar  3 cups, or 3 1/4 cups Because you put to diffrent measure?
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