Tennis-themed ube cake

8 servings
30 min
30 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 8

1)Coconut Buttercream:

1 package Dundan Hines Moist Deluxed Yellow Cake Mix (or your yellow cake mix of choice)

1 1/3 cups water

1/3 cup butter (or vegetable oil as the original recipe calls for)

1 cup grated boiled ube

purple food coloring

2)Coconut Buttercream Frosting:

1 cup solid white vegetable shortening

1 teaspoon coconut extract or coconut essence

2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon water

1 libra pure cane confectioners sugar (approximately 4 cups)

1 tablespoons Wilton Meringue Powder

a pinch of salt (about 1/8 tsp.)


  • 1)Coconut Buttercream:
    Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans. Combine cake mix, water, eggs and oil in large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer until moistened. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in ube. Add food coloring. Pour into prepared pans. Bake at 350F for 28-31 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 15 minutes. remove from pans; cool completely. Fill and frost cake with Coconut Buttercream Frosting (recipe follows).
  • 2)Coconut Buttercream Frosting:
    Cream shortening, flavor and water. Add dry ingredients and mix on medium speed until all ingredients have been thoroughly mixed together. Add more water, a little at a time, if needed until your desired consistency/spreadability is achieved. Blend an additional minute or so, until creamy.


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