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Coconut Cake Recipe

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Stacey Engebretsen


1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup coconut, (pulsed in food processor to get fine) I think the coconut is better toasted. Also I use low sugar or half unsweetened and half regular.
1 1/2 cup flour
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup cream of coconut

Cream butter, shortening together.
Cream in sugar add egg and coconut.
Combine milk and cream of coconut.
Alternate add dry ingredients and liquid starting and finishing with dry.

1 loaf pan, or 8 inch cake pan, greased
35 min Rotate 30 min more
2x for cookie sheet ( sheet pan)
3x for 12x3-inch pan
4x easy just use 2 cans of cream of coconut

Note: needs to be adjusted for altitude...when I made this in Utah it was denser and fell, try using 2 tablespoons more flour and 1 tablespoon less sugar.




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