To give our coconut layer cake recipe maximum coconut flavor, we included coconut extract, cream of coconut, and sweetened shredded coconut in the cake and the buttercream icing.
After sharing the test kitchen’s tips for foolproof cake baking, we reveal the secrets behind our moist, tender layer cake perfumed with the cool, subtle essence of coconut.
A triumvirate of coconut products puts maximum coconut flavor in this classic, tender cake.
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