Easy Sour Cream Coconut Cake

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This easy sour cream coconut cake recipe is exquisite and smothered with the goodness of sour cream along with coconut frosting. The tanginess from sour cream in this recipe balances the overall sweetness of the cake quite well and keeps it moist and light-as-air. Cake recipes with sour cream as one of the baking ingredients enhance the flavours and the texture in cakes. That is why this coconut cake recipe is so unique and probably tops the list of best cake recipes. It cannot get any better than this. This cake can be stored in a cool place for several days.

This wonderful coconut cake recipe is a fun cake to make for kids’ birthdays or just about any occasion. You can even make tiny bite-sized cupcakes for your guests. In this recipe, you can use either a white or yellow cake mix. If you want to replace the cake with ladyfingers or graham crackers crust to give it a twist, then go ahead by all means. You might want to add this recipe to your list of best cake recipes and keep it handy for future.

Sour cream contains bacteria cultures that tenderize the gluten in the cake batter resulting in a more dense and moist texture. You can substitute sour cream with Greek yogurt or full fat thick plain yogurt or just use the fat-free sour cream to cut down the calories when you bake a cake. Usually, cake recipes with sour cream tend to be denser and moist compared to other substitutes. Regarding calories, two tablespoons of sour cream contain 60 calories, while the fat-free sour cream has only 25 calories. You may choose the variety that is right for you without compromising on the taste or calories. The texture, however, may vary based on the type of sour cream you choose.

Coconut flakes have a natural sweetness that adds a distinct flavor and gives dense texture to desserts. A healthier option to use in dessert recipes would be to opt for unsweetened coconut. You can find unsweetened coconut at any health food store and sometimes called as ‘desiccated’ coconut. You could even make unsweetened coconut flakes in your own kitchen to get the maximum health benefits. Just throw coconut bits into a blender or a coffee grinder and blend them until you get a course texture. It is important to know that coconut nutrition plays a vital role in promoting lauric acid to the body, which is known for being antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal. Besides the several health benefits that come from unsweetened coconut nutrition, it is also low in carbs and loaded with fiber.

Thank you to Judy at the The Southern Lady Cooks food blog for sharing this easy sour cream coconut cake recipe with us. Do visit her blog for more dessert recipes. This easy sour cream coconut cake recipe is wonderfully tempting and a sheer delight for more helpings especially if you love coconut flavour. Make some today for friends and family!

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Nutrition Facts of Easy Sour Cream Coconut Cake by The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients: Boxed white cake mix with pudding, butter, eggs, sour cream, milk, coconut extract, sweetened flaky coconut, powdered sugar, cream cheese, milk
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 20 servings * Per Serving: Calories 338, Calories from Fat 141, Total Fat 15.7g 24%, Saturated Fat 9.6g 48%, Cholesterol 49mg 16%, Sodium 272mg 11%, Potassium 67mg 2%, Carbohydrates 45.3g 15%, Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%, Sugars 35.1g, Protein 4.4g, Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 3%

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