White Velvet Cake I

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Use fresh coconut to achieve this velvety soft white cake that is a great dessert cake for picnics, potlucks, or family gatherings.

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Servings:
24
Yield:
2 to 9 - inch layers

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup milk

  • 3 egg whites

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 fresh coconut

  • 2 teaspoons water

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, sift 2 1/2 cups flour, baking powder, and salt together and set aside.

  2. Blend shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Mix in the flour mixture. Add 3/4 cup milk; beat for 2 minutes. Add egg whites, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 cup milk. Beat well.

  3. Grease and flour two 9 inch round pans. Pour the batter into the pans.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool cake layers on a wire rack.

  5. Remove the meat from the coconut and shred it.

  6. To Make Frosting: Moisten 1 tablespoon flour with a small amount of water to make a paste. Combine 1 cup milk, coconut milk, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and shredded coconut in a saucepan. Mix in flour paste, and cook for 10 minutes. Cool the frosting, and spread over cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
13g Fat
35g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 178mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 138mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.