Yield: 12 Servings
|\N \N||WALDINE VAN GEFFEN VGHC42A|
|18 ounces||Yellow cake mix|
|¾ cup||Instant vanilla pudding mix|
|1 cup||Walnuts; chop|
|2 cups||Shredded coconut; lightly toasted|
|8 ounces||Cream cheese; room temp|
|1 teaspoon||Vanilla extract|
|3½ cup||Powdered sugar|
|1½ cup||Shredded coconut; lightly toasted|
Combine cake mix, eggs, pudding mix, water and oil in bowl. With wire whip attachment, mix at medium speed 4 minutes. Fold in walnuts and 1½ cups coconut by hand. Divide mixture evenly into 3 (9") buttered and floured cake pans. Bake at 350~ 30 minutes. Cool completely.
Spread Frosting evenly onto tops only of 3 cake layers. Stack cakes and sprinkle top with remaining ½ c toasted coconut. FROSTING-Place cream cheese, vanilla extract and milk in bowl and combine in mixer, using paddle attachment. Gradually add powdered sugar while mixing.
Continue to mix until smooth. Fold in toasted coconut by hand. 710 cal; 39 gr fat; 49% fat. Source: Cedar Creek Inn Chain, Laguna Beach, Palm Desert and Palm Springs