1. Use a type of oil that doesn’t have a lot of flavor, unless you use coconut oil.
2. You can also make Carla’s coconut with boxed cake mix.
3. Divide your batter into thirds so you can cook each layer separately.
4. Let the cakes cool completely before frosting.
5. Let the finished cake sit overnight to allow all of the flavors to come together.
6. You can customize the Coconut Layer Cake by adding extra ingredients to the batter.