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Coconut Bundt Cake with Coconut Glaze Filling


  • Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x

Description

Coconut is one of my favorite things to bake with. If you love coconut, you’re in luck. This Coconut Bundt Cake with Coconut Glaze Filling is an absolute must-try recipe for you!


Ingredients

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CAKE:

  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk
  • 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut

COCONUT GLAZE:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons coconut extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter

POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE:

  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract

Instructions

CAKE:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Generously butter and flour a 10 to 15 cup bundt pan.
  2. Stir flour and salt in medium bowl to blend. Set aside.
  3. Beat butter in a large bowl until fluffy.  Gradually add the sugar, beating until well blended. Beat in eggs one at a time, then both extracts.
  4. Mix in flour mixture in 4 additions alternately with the 1 cup coconut milk. Fold in the coconut. Pour into prepared bundt pan, smooth top with the back of a spoon.
  5. Bake about 70 minutes, or until top is golden brown and tester inserted new center comes out clean.
  6. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Using a small sharp knife, cut around sides and center of pan to loosen cake.
  7. With cake still in the pan, take a skewer and poke holes all over cake.  Slowly pour coconut glaze all over top and down sides of cake.  Allow to cool another 10 minutes. Turn cake out onto rack and cool.
  8. Pour powdered sugar glaze over cooled cake.

COCONUT GLAZE: (Make while cake is cooking)

  1. Combine all ingredients in saucepan over medium heat, stir until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil and cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE:

  1. Whisk powdered sugar, coconut milk and coconut extract in medium bowl until smooth. Pour over cooled cake.
  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 70 min
  • Category: Cakes & Cupcakes