Tuesday, June 9, 2009

SWEET TASTE OF SUMMER


There are many things I love about summer, but Strawberries and Raspberries are near the VERY top!
This delicious looking cake is generously shared by Kim at the Daisy Cottage....remember when I asked all of you for your "go to blog," the blog that just makes your day? This is mine...I love her pictures, I love her music, her blog makes me feel HAPPY!


I have not made this cake yet, Kim has! Who wouldn't want a piece of this? I can hardly wait to make it! Thanks Kim for sharing!!!

Strawberry Coconut Cake Recipe
Ingredients
Cake:1 1/2 boxes of white cake mix
5 eggs
2 cups water
3/4 cup oil
1/2 box of strawberry jello (3 oz. box)
1/2 cup of chopped strawberries

Icing:
16 oz sour cream
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 box of strawberry jello (3 oz. box)
7 oz bag of sweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup of chopped strawberries
1 (8 oz) carton of cool whip thawed Directions
Preheat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients for cake with an electric mixer. Pour into 3 (8 or 9 inch) round baking pans that have been sprayed with cooking spray. Place in preheated oven and bake for 22 minutes. Let cake cool completely before icing.Mix all ingredients for the icing, excluding the cool whip. Place one layer of cake on a platter and cover the top with 1/3 of the coconut mixture. Add the second layer and cover that layer with another 1/3 of the mixture. Take the remaining 1/3 mixture and add the 8 oz carton of cool whip. Add the 3rd layer and cover the entire cake with your cool whip mixture. Garnish with strawberries.
Recipe Courtesy of
Lulu's Tea Room
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