Coconut Cake Alongside Pineapple Filling

I intend I’ve officially reached nutrient nerd condition past times how excited I accept been to portion this cake amongst y'all all.

It’s incredible.

Dare I tell it–it’s on the same aeroplane every bit my ridiculously amazing High German Chocolate Cake.

It’s that good.

It starts amongst a homemade kokosnoot cake. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 super elementary cake to brand from scratch. It’s got kokosnoot milk in addition to kokosnoot extract inward it, to give it that perfect flavor, that’s non overwhelming at all.

It’s incredibly moist. I abhor that word, simply it must live used here.

The cake is non overly sweet, which I actually honey because it blends therefore good amongst the flavors from the pineapple filling in addition to frosting, without whatsoever i chemical cistron beingness likewise sweet.

And tin flaming y'all instruct a amend season combination in addition to then kokosnoot in addition to pineapple? This cake is completely DREAMY! Also, when y'all brand each role inward advance, it’s actually a elementary in addition to fun recipe!

Once you’ve made the cake, nosotros wish to “tort” each layer.  That’s a fancy request cutting each cake layer inward half, horizontally to split it into 2 layers. This allows us to add together layers of pineapple filling in addition to frosting, betwixt each cake layer.

Assembly is actually easy. Once you’ve got your 4 sparse layers of cake, identify i of them on a cake board or your serving platter. Spread one-half of the pineapple filling over it.


  • For the Coconut Cake:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 loving cup unsalted butter , room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 13.5 oz tin flaming kokosnoot milk , divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kokosnoot extract
  • 5 egg whites
  • For the Pineapple Filling:
  • 1 twenty oz tin flaming crushed pineapple
  • 2/3 loving cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • For the Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1/2 loving cup butter , room temperature
  • 8 oz cream cheese , room temperature
  • 4-5 cups powdered sugar
  • Remaining kokosnoot milk , or 2 tablespoons regular milk
  • 1 loving cup shredded sweetened kokosnoot flakes


  1. For the cake:
  2. Line the bottom of 2 8 or 9-inch cake pans amongst wax or parchment paper.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. In mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking pulverization in addition to salt. Set aside.
  5. In a separate mixing bowl, musical rhythm out the butter on medium speed (with mitt or stand upward mixer) for 1 minute, until low-cal in addition to fluffy.
  6. Add carbohydrate in addition to mix 1 minute.
  7. Add 1 1/4 cups kokosnoot milk in addition to kokosnoot extract in addition to mix.
  8. Gradually add together flour mixture in addition to mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  9. In to a greater extent than or less other bowl, musical rhythm out egg whites until potent peaks form.
  10. Fold the egg whites into the batter until incorporated.
  11. Spray the bottom in addition to sides of the lined cake pans amongst non-stick cooking spray. Divide batter evenly betwixt the pans.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees F 23-28 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted inward the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  13. Remove the pans from the oven and  allow to cool for v minutes earlier inverting them onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
  14. Once cakes accept cooled, utilisation a sudden serrated knife cutting each cake circular inward one-half horizontally, therefore that y'all cease upward amongst 4 cake rounds.
  15. At this betoken I similar to freeze the cakes for several hours or upward to three weeks. They're much easier to get together in addition to frost when they are frozen. But, y'all tin flaming get together them fresh, the 24-hour interval of.
  16. For the Pineapple Filling:
  17. Add all ingredients to medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir good to combine.
  18. Cook, stirring frequently, until mixture thickens in addition to looks "glossy", almost 5-8 minutes.
  19. Pour filling into a tupperware. Place a slice of plastic wind gently over the piece of occupation past times in addition to allow it to cool.
  20. Once cooled, embrace it amongst an airtight lid in addition to refrigerate until you're gear upward to utilisation it (up to 1 week).
  21. For the frosting:
  22. Beat butter in addition to cream cheese together until smooth.
  23. Add powdered carbohydrate in addition to the balance of the remaining kokosnoot milk (or regular milk). Mix until polish in addition to fluffy, almost three minutes.
  24. Add a niggling to a greater extent than milk, to thin, or powdered carbohydrate to stiffen, if needed, until y'all accomplish your desired frosting consistency.
  25. Stir inward kokosnoot flakes, saving to a greater extent than or less for sprinkling on the sides in addition to piece of occupation past times of the cake, if desired.
  26. Assembly:
  27. Place your showtime cake layer on your cake board or serving platter. Spread one-half of the pineapple filling over it.
  28. Top amongst to a greater extent than or less other cake layer. Smooth a layer of frosting over it.
  29. Top amongst 3rd cake layer. Spread remaining one-half of the pineapple filling over it.
  30. Top amongst final (4th) cake round.
  31. Frost the sides in addition to piece of occupation past times of the cake. Sprinkle amongst coconut, if desired.
  32. Refrigerate for at to the lowest degree 4 hours, earlier serving. Tastes fifty-fifty amend the side past times side day!
  33. If y'all honey to bake, endeavor my High German Chocolate Cake!

Recipe Notes
*See my notes higher upward the recipe for tips for making this cake inward advance!

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