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Rave Review Coconut Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Cassidy
Added: Monday, August 18, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 pkg Yellow cake mix
1 pkg 3.5 oz Instant vanilla pudding
1 & 1/3 c. water
4 eggs at room temperature
1/4 c. oil
2 c. coconut
1 c. chopped pecans

Frosting:
4 tbsp. butter
2 c. coconut
1 8 oz. package cream cheese
2 tsp. of milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
3 & 1/2 c. confectioner's sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, blend cake mix with pudding, water, eggs, and oil. Beat it at Medium speed for 3 minutes. Stir in coconut and nuts. Pour into 3 greased and floured pans (8 in.). Bake at 350 for 25 - 30 minutes or until cake springs back. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove to Rack to complete cooling.

To make frosting, melt 2 tbsp. butter in skillet. Add coconut and stir constantly over low heat until golden brown. Spread coconut on paper towel to cool. Cream remaining ingredients (butter, cream cheese, milk, and vanilla) add sugar beating until smooth. Stir in coconut (1 & 1/2 cups) reserving a little coconut for the top of cake.

 

 

 

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