Coconut Filling Recipe

Coconut Filling Recipe

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How To Make Coconut Filling

This coconut filling is the perfect complement to any of your tropical-themed cakes. It’s smooth, delicious, and the perfect pair to a soft and moist cake.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 5cupsheavy cream
  • 3cupssugar
  • 1lbunsalted butter
  • ¼cupcornstarch
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • 9cupscoconut,shredded sweetened


  1. Place cream, sugar, and butter in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved

  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together cornstarch, vanilla, and 1 tablespoon water. Add to cream mixture, bring to a boil, and simmer until thickened.

  3. Place coconut in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until coconut is finely chopped. Remove cream mixture from heat and stir in coconut until well combined. Transfer to a large baking dish; let cool.

  4. Cover filling with plastic wrap and chill overnight. Just before using, place mixture in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Beat until smooth and creamy.


  • Calories: 12362.57kcal
  • Fat: 1049.36g
  • Saturated Fat: 720.91g
  • Trans Fat: 14.87g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 232.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 32.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 772.75g
  • Fiber: 65.09g
  • Sugar: 677.66g
  • Protein: 52.31g
  • Cholesterol: 2605.52mg
  • Sodium: 655.35mg
  • Calcium: 990.26mg
  • Potassium: 3583.74mg
  • Iron: 18.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 7993.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 30.90mg
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