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Coconut Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ollie Cagle (Mama's Sister)
Added: Monday, August 23, 2010

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
IN SIFTER:
2 cups flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
1 cup sugar

IN MIXING BOWL
1/4 cup shortening

IN CUP
3/4 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla

IN 2nd BOWL
3 large egg whites beaten to meringue
Add 1/4 cup sugar gradually

Directions:
Directions:
Preparation: 1) have shortening at room temperature. 2)line 8 inch pans with wax paper and grease. 3) Pre heat oven to 375 degrees. 4) Sift flour before measuring

Stir shortening to soften. Add dry ingredients. Add milk until flour is dampened. Beat 2 minutes

Add egg whites. Beat 1 minute

Pour in pans and bake 25 minutes at 375

FROSTING: Use a 7-minute frosting

Drain juice from a fresh coconut. Add sugar and boil. Pour through cake layers.

When cool add frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Add fresh grated coconut between layers and on top & sides of cake icing

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake is always better when Aunt Ollie makes it than when I make it. Guess she just has the touch!

 

 

 

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