Celebration Cake
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Serves: 16 servings
  • Cake
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup coconut extract
  • ½ cup water
  • Cream Filling
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 8oz pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp coconut extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup coconut, toasted
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  1. Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease a 9 inch spring form pan.
  4. In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder, Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend and salt, set aside. Separate egg yolks and whites then in a medium bowl, beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored.
  5. Add sugar and continue beating until fluffy.
  6. Beat in coconut extract and water until well blended.
  7. Gradually fold in flour mixture until thoroughly combined.
  8. In a separate bowl - beat egg whites until stiff.
  9. Fold beaten egg whites into shortcake mixture.
  10. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  11. Bake on center rack 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  12. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack about 10 minutes.
  13. Carefully remove sides of spring form pan and cool completely on wire rack.
  14. Cream Filling
  15. In a medium bowl beat butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and extracts until light and creamy.
  16. Fold in whipped cream.
  17. When cake has completely cooled, remove cake from pan and place on a serving plate.
  18. Cut cake in half horizontally, using serrated knife, to make two layers.
  19. Carefully lift top half and set aside.
  20. Spread bottom layer of shortcake evenly with ¾ of cream filling.
  21. Top filling with toasted coconut.
  22. Place top half of shortcake on top of filling and evenly distribute remaining cream filling and whipped cream.
  23. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 214 Fat: 10g Saturated fat: 6g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 27g Sugar: 17g Sodium: 190mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 4g Cholesterol: 61mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/celebration-cake/