Biltmore Coconut Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Biltmore Coconut Cake recipe? Learn how to make Biltmore Coconut Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by annan_love

Makes 12 servings



This is a Biltmore Living recipe; it is not mine! Here's a link to the original: http://www.biltmore.com/living/food_wine/spring_recipes.asp --The 2 tablespoons of toasted coconut as a garnish is an estimate; use however much works for you ^^

Recipe Ingredients for Biltmore Coconut Cake

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1 3/4 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 cups of sour cream
1 3/4 cups of self-rising flour
1/2 cup of milk
1 tablespoon coconut extract
1 1/4 cups coconut, toasted and cooled
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
6 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 pound confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon water
2 tablespoons toasted coconut, garnish

Recipe Directions for Biltmore Coconut Cake

  1. Cake:

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  3. Cream the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.

  4. Beat in the eggs.

  5. Add the sour cream and mix well.

  6. Add the flour alternately with the milk, mixing well after each addition.

  7. Mix in the coconut extract and then the toasted coconut.

  8. Spread the batter in a deep round cake pan.

  9. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until the cake tests done.

  10. Cool in the pan for several minutes and remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Chill in the refrigerator.

  11. Trim off the top of the chilled cake to make it level and cut the cake carefully into 3 layers with a large bread knife.

  12. Spread Creamy Frosting between the layers and over the top and side of the cake.

  13. Garnish with additional toasted coconut.

  14. You may bake the cake in 3 layers if preferred, adjusting the baking time accordingly.

  15. Creamy Frosting:

  16. Cream the butter, shortening and cream cheese in a mixing bowl until light.

  17. Sift in the confectioner's sugar and mix until fluffy.

  18. Add the water and beat until smooth.

  19. Fills and frosts one cake.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 197.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
773
Calories from Fat
424
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
47.1g
72%
Saturated Fat
27.3g
136%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
137mg
46%
Sodium
243mg
10%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
84.5g
28%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
67.6g
Protein
6.1g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
F
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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