• prep: 35 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    To make the best possible lemon coconut cake, make sure to read my notes in the post and below before beginning.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups (300g) sifted cake flour (spoon & leveled)1
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) coconut milk, at room temperature2
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) buttermilk, at room temperature2
    • 1 and 1/2 cups (345g; 3 sticks) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
    • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup (100g) packed light brown sugar
    • 5 large eggs, at room temperature
    • 1 Tablespoon (15ml) vanilla extract
    • optional: 1 teaspoon coconut extract (I prefer the cake without it, but it's still tasty!)
    • 6 ounces sweetened shredded coconut (about 2 loosely packed cups)
    • 1 and 1/2 cups homemade lemon curd (full recipe)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 195 mg 8.13%
    • Calcium: 8 mg 0.83%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq