Coconut Butter Cake with Ginger Ice Milk

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Coconut Butter Cake with Ginger Ice Milk Recipe
In true pound-cake fashion, the plain appearance of this dessert belies its spectacular flavor.
12 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

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Cooking spray
2 tablespoons sugar
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 1/3 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 large egg whites
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup fat-free milk
3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/2 cup flaked sweetened coconut
1 tablespoon powdered sugar

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Coat a 9-inch (3 inches deep) springform pan with cooking spray; dust with 2 tablespoons sugar. Place butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until creamy and pale (about 2 minutes); gradually add 1 1/3 cups sugar. Beat at high speed 3 minutes or until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add egg whites, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk. Combine milk and buttermilk. Add flour mixture and buttermilk mixture alternately to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Fold in coconut.

Bake at 350° for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes on wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve with Ginger Ice Milk.

Created date

November 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 352
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 10.3 g
Satfat 6.4 g
Monofat 2.8 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 7.3 g
Carbohydrate 58.2 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 293 mg
Calcium 121 mg