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Holiday Coconut Cake Recipe

Holiday Coconut Cake
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Prep Time:
40 Minutes
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 piece
Servings per Recipe: 12

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 690 -
Calories from Fat 400 -
Total Fat 44g 68% DV
Saturated Fat 26g 130% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 170mg 57% DV
Sodium 270mg 11% DV
Total Carbohydrates 66g 22% DV
Dietary Fiber 2g 0% DV
Sugars 49g -
Protein 7g -
Vitamin A - 20% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 4% DV
Iron - 6% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups MOUNDS Sweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • TOFFEE CREAM (recipe follows)
  • HEATH BITS 'O BRICKLE Toffee Bits (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan.

2. Beat butter, shortening, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla until creamy. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk, beating until well blended. Stir in coconut and pecans.

3. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.

4. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.

5. Frost with TOFFEE CREAM. Garnish with additional toffee bits, if desired. Cover; store leftover cake in refrigerator. 12 servings.

TOFFEE CREAM: Beat 2 cups (1 pt.) cold whipping cream with 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in large bowl until stiff. Fold in 1/2 cup HEATH BITS 'O BRICKLE Toffee Bits. About 4 cups.

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  • 5 stars

    12/23/2010

    When I made this cake I left out the nuts an added toffee bits in the cake with the coconut. It was a great hit at Christmas dinner.

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