Coconut Cake with White Chocolate Frosting
Coconut Cake with White Chocolate Frosting
White on white is just right! Top a tender coconut cake with a white chocolate frosting that's prepared in the microwave.
Prep Time: 25 min
Total Time: 2 hr
Servings: 15
1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
1 can (397 grams) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
½ cup water
3 egg whites
¾ cup flaked coconut
1 cup white vanilla baking chips (170 grams)
1 ¾ cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup butter or margine, softened
½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Heat oven to 177°C (163°Cfor dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 33x23-cm pan with baking spray with flour. Reserve 1/3 cup coconut milk for frosting.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, remaining coconut milk (1 1/3 cups), the water and egg whites with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in 1/2 cup of the coconut until well combined. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake as directed on box for 33x22,8-cm pan. Cool completely; about 1 hour.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in a 1.9L bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir; if chips are not completely melted, microwave 15 seconds longer, then stir until all chips are melted. Stir in powdered sugar, butter, reserved 1/3 cup coconut milk and the vanilla. Cover; refrigerate 30 to 60 minutes. (If frosting becomes too firm to spread, microwave uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds to soften; stir until smooth.)
  • 5 Spread frosting over cake. Immediately sprinkle top with 1/4 cup coconut. Store loosely covered.