Serves: 8 -12 Depends on how you slice it | Prep: 5 Min | Cook: 25 Min
A classic coconut cake that has been around for ages! This cake is one of my grandmother’s favorites. I watched her make this all time. She’s well known to make the most amazing pastries. And I admire her the most. She made cakes with grace and pour her heart into them.
This cake has been the most requested on every occasion. We grew on this and our love for everything my grandmother baked stayed with us. I make this cake on special moments and it never fails to amaze my guests. It is such a simple cake with the most amazing coconut flavor everyone can ask for. Whenever I make this cake, I can’t help but think of her. My grandmother is an amazing person! She’s one of kind just like her coconut cake that everyone adores. A super moist, unquestionably scrumptious, and a crowd favorite.
1 cup butter
2 3/4 cake flour
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon coconut flavoring
2 cups of sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
How to Make Granny’s Famous Coconut Cake
Step 1: In a mixing bowl, place the butter and sugar. Cream until smooth.
Step 2: Add in the eggs. Beat the eggs every after each addition and set aside.
Step 3: In a separate bowl, sift the flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir in the cream mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
Step 4: Then, mix in the coconut and vanilla flavoring.
Step 5: Pour the mixture in 3 or 4 9-inch greased and floured cake pans.
Step 6: Place inside the oven to bake at 350 degrees for approximately 25 minutes. Insert a toothpick in the middle of the cake to check the doneness. When the toothpick comes out clean the cake is done.
Step 7: Remove from the oven and let the cakes cool. Ice the cakes with Granny’s Never fail Frosting. Enjoy!
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