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Coconut Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Hester Johnson Warren
Added: Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Yellow Cake mix (also butter or white)
Cool Whip

Filling:
16 oz. sour cream
12 oz. coconut (frozen)
2 c. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Make a yellow cake mix using the instructions on package. Mix the filling ingredients and let set in refrigerator overnight. Divide cake into layers. Put all but 1 cup of filling mixture between layers. Mix the remaining cup with 1 cup of Cool Whip and ice top and sides of cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Lucille Johnson Rhoades recommends spreading dry coconut over the icing on top and sides.

 

 

 

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