Holiday Coconut Cake

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Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
2
hr.
30
min.
Servings

16 servings

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) round pans; set aside. Process 1/2 cup coconut and nuts in food processor until finely ground; set aside.
  • Mix matzo meal and potato starch; set aside. Beat egg yolks in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add sugar, beating until thick and lemon colored. Beat in orange juice and matzo meal mixture until blended. Gently stir in coconut mixture and orange zest.
  • Beat egg whites in separate bowl with mixer until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into batter. Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake 25 to 30 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 min. Invert cakes onto wire racks; gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely. Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; spread top with about 1-1/2 cups COOL WHIP. Sprinkle with half the pineapple and 1/4 cup of the remaining coconut. Cover with remaining cake layer. Frost cake top and sides with remaining COOL WHIP; sprinkle with remaining coconut. Garnish with remaining pineapple. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Size Wise

Savor a serving of this crowd-pleasing dessert on special occasions.

How to Thaw COOL WHIP

Place unopened 8 oz. tub in refrigerator for 4 hours. Do not thaw in microwave.

Servings

  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 75mg
Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 21g
Protein 4g
   
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • dominicanchula2428 |

    if u like coconut,this is the recipe 4 u! if u follow the recipe step by step it will turn out great! i would recommend this to anyone who has a sweet tooth!

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