The Best Ever Coconut Cake

Light and fluffy as a cloud, this coconut cake is an absolute dream.

Ingredients

Coconut Pastry Cream

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Coconut Buttercream

  • 3 cups vanilla buttercream
  • 1/4 cup cream of coconut
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

The Best Ever Coconut Cake

  • 1 large egg
  • 5 large egg whites
  • 3/4 cup cream of coconut
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter, room temperature, cubed
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1/2 coconut simple syrup

Steps

  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together eggs and sugar until well combined.
  2. Whisk in cornstarch, salt and coconut milk.

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