• Mon - Sun : 8:30am to 9:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

swans down orange coconut cake

Desciption

i've found some old recipes and i'm feeling quite nostalgic these days and want to "safe keep" tried and true recipes from years past that taste great and were well received. this particular recipe came from the back of the box of "swans down self rising flour". i remember making this for the 1st time when i was 11 or 12 years old for my nieces baptism.

Tags

# # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #

Nutritions

  • Carbohydrates: 694.0
  • Fats: 37.0
  • Dietary Fiber: 322.0
  • Minerals: 31.0
  • Proteins: 16.0
  • Vitamins: 78.0
  • Water: 37.0

Steps

  1. Cake:
  2. Preheat oven to 350-degrees f --
  3. Sift cake flour with sugar
  4. In a separate bowl
  5. Stir butter and orange rind to soften
  6. Add flour mixture and milk
  7. Mix to dampen flour
  8. Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed of an electric mixer or 300 strokes by hand
  9. Add eggs and beat one minute longer with mixer or 150 strokes by hand
  10. Stir in coconut
  11. Pour into grease and floured tube pan
  12. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until cake tests done
  13. Remove from oven and let cool
  14. Remove from pan and invert onto serving platter
  15. When cooled completely
  16. Frost with fluffy orange frosting
  17. Fluffy orange frosting:
  18. Mix egg whites
  19. Sugar
  20. Salt
  21. Water and corn syrup in top of a double boiler
  22. Beat over simmering water an elextric beater or rotary beater
  23. Beat until frosting stands in stiff peaks
  24. Remove bowl from water
  25. Add vanilla and orange extracts
  26. Tint if desired with food coloring to bring out the "orangie-ness"

Step 21

Total Time in Minute 60

Ingredients Count 14

cooking swans down orange coconut cake

See More Relate Photo

Ingredients

Self rising flour

Sugar

Butter

Orange peel

Vanilla

Milk

Eggs

Sweetened flaked coconut

Egg whites

Salt

Water

Corn syrup

Vanilla extract

Orange extract

You may Interest

1000 island vegetable dip

this is a delicious yet quick and easy vegetable dip. i got this recipe from my mom. it has been a favorite at family gatherings for years. i like to substitute low cal/fat/carb ingredients to reduce calories and fat. enjoy! 1000 island vegetable dip

a different spinach salad

this salad combines fresh spinach with strawberries, bananas, walnuts and raspberry dressing. not like the bacon grease dressing type spinach salad...an altogether different experience. very tasty! a different spinach salad

a picky eaters chicken casserole

i've been making this for years, and even my picky eaters like this one! broccoli on the bottom, then a creamy chicken layer, then topped with melted cheese and crushed ritz crackers...pure comfort food. an easy one-dish meal on a busy night, and a grea a picky eaters  chicken casserole

apple horseradish glazed salmon

this is my favorite salmon recipe, i found it in my cooking light magazine...*delicious*! apple   horseradish glazed salmon

apricot amaretto jam

i haven't made this yet. my swap partner vegemight sent me the jam cookbook from australia. apricot amaretto jam

asparagus ham spirals

this recipe is easy to adapt to whatever ingredients you have on hand. from taste of home april/may 2004. asparagus ham spirals

aunt edna s dill pickles

aunt edna's pickles always turn out right, and are delicious! several in the family could eat a whole jar or more if you let us! eat in a minimum one week, though more than two weeks is recommended. aunt edna s dill pickles

avocado and roasted red pepper gazpacho with scallops

from clean eating magazine, may/june 2010. note that cooking time includes chilling time. avocado and roasted red pepper gazpacho with scallops

baked fish with toasted sesame seeds

this recipe works best with a nice, firm white fish, such as red snapper, grouper, or tilapia. cooking time does not include the 2 hours of marinating time. baked fish with toasted sesame seeds

beer braised meatballs

i made these for my family and they scarfed 'em down! next time i'm going to try them with ground turkey so i can have some too. beer braised meatballs

Tasting food recipes. Cooking.

Follow the food story Find cooking methods, recipes, tastings and everything about food here.

Follow us