Coconut Layer Cake

By Martha Stewart (16,118 recipes)
Coconut Layer Cake

Description

This recipe yields a six-layer cake. However, if you prefer the look of five layers, the extra cake layer makes a delicious snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup lemon curd
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pans
  • 2 large eggs, plus 3 large egg yolks (reserve whites for frosting)
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • Seven-Minute Frosting

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  • Yield
  • yield:Makes three 6-inch layers

Instructions

Read the preparation instructions at Martha Stewart


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