March 13 is Coconut Torte Day!

March 13

Today is National Coconut Torte Day!
Here are 7 absolutely incredible sweet treats you can make to celebrate this Day!

1. Blue Velvet Coconut Torte

Blue Velvet Coconut Torte

Ingredients:

1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
1 cup water
1/3 cup oil
1/4 cup buttermilk
3 egg whites
2 oz white chocolate, melted
Liquid blue food color
2 1/2 containers (12 oz each) Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
2 cups sweetened flaked coconut

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2. Coconut Cream Cake

Coconut Cream Cake

Ingredients:

1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
6 eggs separated, room temperature
1/4 tsp cream of tarter
1 cup sugar, separated in 2 half cups
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp lemon flavoring (optional)

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3. Toasted Coconut Brownie Torte

TOASTED COCONUT BROWNIE TORTE

Ingredients:

Brownies
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
3 eggs
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup + 3 tbsp dutch process cocoa powder
1/4 tsp + 1/8 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp toasted coconut butter
Stack with whip cream
Top with
3 tbsp toasted coconut hot fudge

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4. Chocolate Coconut Cream Torte

Chocolate Coconut Cream Torte

Ingredients:

Bottom Layer Crust
1 cup raw almonds or pecans, soaked 2 hours, rinsed
1 cup fresh or dried finely shredded unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup pitted dates
1/2 cup raw cacao powder
¼ tsp cinnamon

Coconut Cream Filling
2 cups firm young coconut pulp
5 bananas
1/4 cup coconut oil
4-5 pitted medjool dates
½ tsp vanilla extract or caviar scraped from 1 bean

Top Chocolate Layer
1 cup young coconut pulp
3 Tbsp coconut oil
½ cup raw cacao powder
3 pitted medjool dates
3 black mission figs
½ tsp vanilla extract or caviar scraped from 1 bean
¼ tsp cinnamon

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5. Coconut Cream Torte Recipe

Coconut Cream Torte Recipe

Ingredients:

1 package butter recipe golden cake mix (regular size)
2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
1 package (10 ounces) flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1/2 cup sugar

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6. Almond Chocolate Coconut Torte

Ingredients:

Cake:
7 oz (210 g) semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 cup (250 mL) unsalted butter
2/3 cup (150 mL) packed light brown sugar
4 eggs
½ cup (125 mL) almond meal or finely ground almonds (see Tip)
¼ cup (50 mL) all-purpose flour
1/3 cup (75 mL) sweetened flaked coconut
¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
½ tsp (2 mL) almond extract
Chocolate Glaze:
5 oz (150 g) semisweet chocolate, chopped
½ cup (125 mL) whipping (35%) cream

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7. Lemon coconut cake

Lemon coconut cake

Ingredients:

Melted butter, to grease
200g butter, chopped, at room temperature
215g (1 cup) caster sugar
1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
2 eggs
65g (3/4 cup) desiccated coconut
300g (2 cups) self-raising flour
125ml (1/2 cup) fresh lemon juice
60ml (1/4 cup) milk
150g (1 cup) icing sugar mixture, sifted
1 1/2 tablespoons hot water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
30g (1/2 cup) flaked coconut

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