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Coconut Cake Recipe

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Pam Hilland
Added: Thursday, June 8, 2006


2 cups sugar
2 cups self rising flour
1 cup milk
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla flavoring
1 cup crisco

Prehet oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 3 9" cake pans. Cream sugar and crisco. Add eggs one at a time mixing well after each addition. Add flour and milk alternately, and add vanilla last. Divide cake batter evenly into cake pans. Bake 33-35 mins or until testing done using toothpick. Cool for 5 to 10 mins. And remove to cool on cake racks.

In a small saucepan:
1 cup milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup coconut

Mix together and cook slowly until it comes to a boil. Spoon over each cake layer before frosting and as you stack them.

14 oz bag of sweetened coconut
8 oz sour cream
8 oz cool whip
1 cup confectioners sugar

Mix together and spread between layers and on outside of cake. Refrigerate cake.




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