Toasted Coconut Cake with Coconut Filling and Coconut Buttercream

Bobby Flay's Ultimate Coconut Cake

Bobby Flay’s Ultimate Coconut Cake

The Food Network’s Throwdown with Bobby Flay is either hit or miss as far as I’m concerned, all depending on what’s being made (thrown down?).  The other night, the throwdown was about coconut cake.  I’ve been known to eat coconut right out of the bag, and never pass up an opportunity for a good cake (emphasis being on the word good), so I was glued to the TV.

Bobby’s opponent makes an Ultimate Coconut Cake for the cafe he works at, and they mail order them for $100 each.  Both cakes looked yummy, however [continued after the jump...]

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