7-Up Butter Infused Coconut Oil Cake Recipe
-1 (15 1/4-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
-1 1/2 cups Sonoma Farm Butter Infused Coconut Oil
-3 cups sugar
-5 large eggs
-1/2 cup 7-up pop
-3 cups cake flour, sifted
-1 teaspoon lemon extract
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-Cream Cheese Frosting
-1 (6-ounce) package frozen flaked coconut, thawed
Grease bottom and sides of 3 (9-inch) round cake pans; line bottoms with wax paper. Grease and flour wax paper.
Drain pineapple, reserving 3/4 cup juice. Remove 1/4 cup reserved juice for Cream Cheese Frosting, and reserve crushed pineapple for Pineapple Filling.
Beat butter coconut oil at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
Combine 1/2 cup reserved pineapple juice and soft drink. Add flour to butter mixture alternately with juice mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in extracts. Pour into prepared cake pans.
Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pans immediately; cool on wire racks.
Spread 3/4 cup Pineapple Filling between cake layers and remaining filling on top of cake. Spread Cream Cheese Frosting on sides of cake; pipe border around top, if desired. Sprinkle with coconut.