1 cup butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
4 large eggs
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon cream of tartar
½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
½ cup chopped walnuts
4 cups unsweetened flaked coconut
1 (14 ounces) can sweeten condensed milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Apply cooking spray in a 9×13-inch baking pan.
Step 3: In a large mixing bowl, add the sugar and butter. Beat until well mixed.
Step 4: Add in eggs gradually and beat every addition. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla and stir.
Step 5: In a small bowl, add the cream of tartar, cocoa, and flour. Whisk until well mixed. Transfer the mixture into the egg mixture and stir until well combined.
Step 6: Add in the walnuts and stir. Transfer 1/2 of the mixture into the greased pan. Spread evenly on the bottom.
Step 7: In a medium mixing bowl, add the coconut, 1 tablespoon of vanilla, and sweetened condensed milk. Stir until well mixed to make the middle layer.
Step 8: Spread the mixture on top of the chocolate mixture. Spread the rest of the chocolate batter on top of the coconut mixture layer.
Step 9: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until the top turns dark brown.
Step 10: Remove from the oven and let it sit on a wire rack to cool at room temperature.
Step 11: Serve and enjoy!