Friday, March 18, 2016

Coconut Sheet Cake

COCONUT SHEET CAKE



This cake literally MELTS IN YOUR MOUTH!!! It is beyond delicious and super simple to make! One of my favorite cake recipes to date!
Author: Nikki
Recipe type: Dessert
INGREDIENTS
2 cups flour plus 2 Tablespoon flour
2 cups sugar
½ cup butter
1 cup water
½ cup shortening
½ cup buttermilk
½ teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon coconut extract
¼ cup shredded coconut

COCONUT FROSTING
½ cup butter
6 Tablespoons milk
3½ cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon coconut extract

Additional Ingredients
Sweetened Shredded Coconut for topping

INSTRUCTIONS
In a large mixing bowl, measure flour and sugar. Set aside.
In a medium sauce pan, combine butter, water, and shortening. Bring to a boil. After mixture reaches a boil, add it to the flour mixture and stir to combine.
Add buttermilk, then baking soda, then eggs, then vanilla in that order, mixing in-between each addition. Stir in coconut.
Pour into a greased 18x13x1 inch cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
Coconut Frosting
Bring combine butter and milk bring to a boil, stir in powdered sugar and coconut extract until smooth.
After cake has cooked, remove from oven and poke holes in hot cake with a fork. Pour frosting evenly over the top.
Sprinkle top of cake with shredded coconut.

Found at http://www.chef-in-training.com/2015/01/coconut-sheet-cake/

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