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Coconut Cake Recipe

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Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 whole eggs
1 cup buttermilk
3 cups Self Rising Flour
Flavoring for taste

Frosting:
2 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups water
4 egg whites, beaten
flavoring to taste
9 oz. frozen coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.

Mix as you would any other layered cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
There were no directions on this cake except for making the frosting. For the frosting, cook sugar and water to a syrup and pour over beaten egg whites.

 

 

 

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