This Raffaello Cake is a coconut lover’s dream! Layers of moist and tender almond cake, coconut custard, and coconut Swiss meringue buttercream.. Definitely, your sky-high Raffaello cake is awesomeness! This is a great recipe, as you know I made it a short while ago and it was lovely, in fact, have made it again since. Thanks for sharing! This is a great recipe, as you know I made it a short while ago and it was lovely, in fact, have made it again since.. 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.. Raffaello’s are little white chocolate truffles stuffed with a roasted almond and then coated in coconut. But, since none of those chocolate confections are vegan, we have to make our own.. Grease and flour a cake mold 24 cm, pour the mixture, place in the hot oven and bake the sponge cake for 30-40 minutes. When ready, remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.. How to make the cake layers for Chocolate Raffaello Cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease (using non-stick cooking spray) two round 9″ cake pans and lightly flour; set aside..