Coconut cake. Essential! I actually am not a huge fan of coconut — Almond Joy? Mounds? Coconut cream pie? No thanks. But this cake! Necessary. The texture is indulgent. The cake itself is not too sweet – so the cream cheese frosting topped with toasted coconut flakes gives the perfect balance. And . . . […]
I adapted this from Smitten Kitchen’s coconut bread recipe. I added crushed pineapple and coconut extract. I’m really pleased with the texture and flavor. We served this to our German movers as they were packing up the house. They loved it, and I hope you enjoy it too!