Makes about 12 servingsAlmond Sponge Cake6 large eggs, room temperature Pinch of salt1 cup (200g) sugar1 cup (100g) ground almonds1 cup (125g) all-purpose flour1 tsp (5g) almond extractWhite Chocolate Coconut Frosting7 oz (200g) white chocolate3 tbsp (45g) canned coconut milk9 oz (250g) Mascarpone cheese, room temperature2 cups (500g) whipping cream, 35%fat, chilled1/4 cup (30g) powdered sugar1/2 cup (40g) unsweetened shredded coconut1 tsp (5g) coconut extractAssembling and decorating1 cup (240g) canned coconut milk unsweetened shredded coconut Chopped almonds, optional Raffaello truffles, optional White chocolate curls, optional . How do you make this Raffaello Cake? My interpretation of a Raffaello in cake form is this: Almond cake layers – made with almond flour and almond extract; Coconut custard – a pastry cream made with coconut milk (canned) instead of regular milk; Coconut almond Swiss meringue buttercream – made with coconut milk powder and a touch of almond extract. Almond Coconut Cake (Raffaello cake) Posted on February 3, 2017. Pin It. Watch the video for this recipe: This Almond and Coconut Cake is one of the best cakes I’ve made lately and it is inspired by the Raffaello truffles, which are a great combination of a smooth milk cream filling around almonds, coated with crispy wafer and shredded coconut. This delicate and elegant cake is made with an .