Coconut Sheet Cake

This cake literally MELTS IN YOUR MOUTH!!! It is beyond delicious and super simple to make! One of my favorite cake recipes to date!


This cake literally MELTS IN YOUR MOUTH!!! It is beyond delicious and super simple to make! One of my favorite cake recipes to date!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour plus 2 Tablespoon flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut

COCONUT FROSTING

  • ½ cup butter
  • 6 Tablespoons milk
  • 3½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS

  • Sweetened Shredded Coconut for topping
  • Instructions
  • In a large mixing bowl, measure flour and sugar. Set aside.
  • In a medium sauce pan, combine butter, water, and shortening. Bring to a boil. After mixture reaches a boil, add it to the flour mixture and stir to combine.
  • Add buttermilk, then baking soda, then eggs, then vanilla in that order, mixing in-between each addition. Stir in coconut.
  • Pour into a greased 18x13x1 inch cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.

COCONUT FROSTING

  • Bring combine butter and milk bring to a boil, stir in powdered sugar and coconut extract until smooth.
  • After cake has cooked, remove from oven and poke holes in hot cake with a fork. Pour frosting evenly over the top.
  • Sprinkle top of cake with shredded coconut.