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Coconut Pineapple Cake Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 16

Coconut Pineapple Cake Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened coconut flakes
  • Frosting:

  • 3 cups confectioner sugar, sifted
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 5 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut, toasted

Instructions

  • Cake:
  • Prep - Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9" x 13" cake pan
  • Mix flour, baking soda and salt, set aside
  • In a separate bowl whisk oil, buttermilk, eggs and vanilla
  • Same bowl as liquids - add sugar, pineapple, coconut: mix well
  • Stir in flour mixture
  • Pour into prepared cake pan
  • Bake on center rake 30-35 minutes.
  • Frosting:

  • Prep - Spread out 1 1/2 cups coconut on cookie sheet. Roast in preheated oven for 3-5 minutes, or till slightly brown.
  • Add in a bowl remaining frosting ingredients. Beat till smooth
  • Spread over top of cooled cake
  • Sprinkle the roasted coconut on top of frosting.

Notes

Tip 1) Frosting makes a thin layer. Add double ingredients for a thicker frosting.
Tip 2) Watch coconut carefully in oven for frosting, as it will burn
Tip 3) Baking cake may vary by a few minutes. Check cake with toothpick till comes out clean.

http://www.foryourchef.com/chefs-recipes/desserts/cakes/coconut-pineapple-cake-cream-cheese-frosting/

Suggested Bakeware: Cake Boss Covered Cake Pan

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