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Venezuelan Coconut Layer Cake

 

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66

Yield

12

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Trans-fat Free, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

Coconut cream filling:
8 ounces evaporated milk
6 large egg yolks
2 tablespoons sugar
17 ounces coco lopez
about 2 cans
*
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Cake:
24 each lady fingers
or 1/4 lb sponge cake or 1 lb poundcake
*
Simple syrup:
4 tablespoons brandy
or rum
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup water
cold
Garnishes:
1 cup coconut
frozen, thawed
*
1 x cinnamon
*
Meringue:
6 each egg whites
*
½ teaspoon cream of tartar
*
¾ cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

MAKE COCONUT CREAM FILLING:.

Mix milk, yolks, and sugar in a saucepan and heat until mixture starts to thicken.

Add Coco López and corn starch and continue to cook until the cream is thick and smooth.

Cool to room temperature.

CUT CAKE PIECES:.

If using ladyfingers, go to next step.

If using sponge cake or pound cake, cut the cake into slices ½-inch thick.

PREPARE BRANDY AND COCONUT:.

Mix brandy with sugar and water.

LAYER CAKE (at least 2 layers):.

Cover bottom of 13 X 9 glass baking dish with some of the coconut cream filling, and layer ladyfingers or cake slices to cover.

Pour some brandy/sugar/water over cake layer. Sprinkle a little ground cinnamon on top, then some coconut.

Repeat in layers.

Refrigerate overnight.

PREPARE MERINGUE WHEN READY TO SERVE:.

Preheat broiler.

In a large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy.

Beat in ¾ cup sugar, 1 tablesoon at a time.

Beat in vanilla extract with the last tablespoon of sugar.

Continue beating until egg whites hold a soft peak.

Top the Bien Me Sabe with the meringue, sprinkle on a little cinnamon and coconut, and broil it a few seconds or 1 minute until the meringue is golden brown. (A culinary torch could be u

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 63g (2.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12322% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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