Easy  Coconut Cake

Satisfy your sweet cravings with our mouthwatering Coconut Cake topped with decadent Toasted Coconut Frosting. Versatile and accommodating, this indulgent dessert is perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a special celebration or a casual gathering with loved ones. Dive into layers of fluffy coconut cake infused with rich flavors, complemented by a creamy frosting and a sprinkle of toasted coconut for added texture.

Coconut Cake – 2 1/2 cups Gluten Free 1.1 flour – 1 3/4 cups sugar – 6 egg whites – 5 oz unsweetened yogurt or sour cream (I used dairy free coconut ) – 1 cup coconut milk – 3/4 cup butter, room temperature (I used dairy free) – 1 tsp coconut extract – 1/2 tsp almond extract, optional (can sub with vanilla extract) – 1 1/2 tbsp baking powder – 1/2 tsp baking soda – 1 tsp kosher salt – 1 1/2 cups sweetened coconut flakes Toasted Coconut Frosting – 1 1/2 cups butter, room temperature (I used dairy free) – 4 to 7 cups powdered sugar Start with 4 cups, add additional 1 cup at a time for the right consistency – 1 tsp coconut extract – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature (I used dairy free) – 1/8 cup milk (I used dairy free) – coconut for garnishing