Meyer-Lemon and Coconut Layer Cake
Meyer-Lemon and Coconut Layer Cake
  • prep: 35 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    A truly memorable way to feed a crowd, this dessert alternates between moist coconut cake and rich coconut-lemon curd on the inside and is covered with coconut buttercream frosting and shredded coconut on the outside. Homemade candied lemon slices and fresh mint decorate the top.

    Ingredients

    • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into pieces, plus more for pans
    • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
    • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
    • 1 cup whole milk, room temperature
    • 4 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1 2/3 cups sugar
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1/4 cup raw unrefined coconut oil (2 ounces), room temperature (solid)
    • Coconut Lemon Curd
    • Coconut Buttercream
    • Candied Lemon Slices and fresh mint leaves, for serving

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 380 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 17.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 40.64%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 43 mg 14.17%
    • Sodium: 419 mg 17.45%
    • Calcium: 51 mg 5.07%
    • Potassium: 24 mg 0.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 70 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.4%
    • Sugar: 45 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.33%
    • Vitamin C 0.36%
    • 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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