1: "Start by preheating the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour three 9-inch round cake pans."

2: "In a mixing bowl, beat together 1 cup of softened butter and 2 cups of sugar until creamy."

3: "Add 5 eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract."

4: "In another bowl, sift together 3 cups of flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt."

5: "Alternately add the dry ingredients and 1 cup of coconut milk to the butter mixture, starting and ending with the dry ingredients."

6: "Fold in 1 cup of shredded coconut. Divide the batter evenly among the prepared cake pans."

7: "Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool completely."

8: "For the frosting, beat together 8 ounces of softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup of softened butter, and 4 cups of powdered sugar."

9: "Spread the frosting between the layers and over the top and sides of the cake. Garnish with toasted coconut. Serve and enjoy!"