Ambrosia Cake
Recipe from Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection...Be proud to serve this moist and delicious citrus-spiked cake all dressed up in snowy white coconut.


Ambrosia Cake

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Ingredients
    Cake
    • 1   
      box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
    •  
      Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
    • 1   
      container Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
    • 1/2  cup 
      flaked coconut
    Orange-Coconut Filling
    • 1/4  cup 
      sugar
    • 2   teaspoons 
      cornstarch
    • 1/3  cup 
      water
    • 1   teaspoon 
      grated orange peel
    • 2   teaspoons 
      orange juice
    • 2   tablespoons 
      flaked coconut
    Directions
    1.
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark or nonstick pans). Make and cool cake as directed on box for two 8-inch or 9-inch round pans.
    2.
    In small microwavable bowl, mix sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in water. Stir in orange peel and orange juice. Microwave uncovered on High about 1 minute or until mixture thickens and boils; stir. Microwave 30 seconds longer, stirring every 15 seconds. Stir in 2 tablespoons coconut; cool.
    3.
    Fill cake layers with Orange-Coconut Filling. Frost side and top of cake with frosting. Sprinkle 1/2 cup coconut over top. Store loosely covered.
    Tip:

    1.
    High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Follow High Altitude cake mix directions for 8-inch or 9-inch pans. For filling, increase first microwave time to 1 minute 30 seconds, second microwave time to 1 minute.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 400, Fat, total (g) 17, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 57, Trans fatty acid (g) 3, sugar (g) 39, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 340, calcium (mg) 40, iron (mg) 1, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 3, Fat () 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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