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Aunt Mary's Fresh Coconut Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Aunt Mary's Fresh Coconut Cake, by , is from The Duke Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lois Duke
Added: Friday, February 22, 2008


white cake mix
coconut juice

2 1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. carnation milk
1/2 c. coconut milk
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
dash of salt
1 T. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 whole coconut

Mix cake as directed, except use the coconut juice instead of water. Bake and Cool.


Combine sugar, milk and cream of tartar; bring to a boil and cook 5-7 minutes; stirring constantly. Test for soft ball stage and remove from heat and add butter, vanilla and 1/2 of a grated coconut. Spread on cake and sprinkle with remaining coconut on cake.




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