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Coconut Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stacey Engebretsen

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c. Butter
1/4 c. Shortening
3/4 c. Sugar
1 Egg
1 c. 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 c. Flour
3/4 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
1/2 c. Milk
3/4 c. Cream of coconut

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

1 loaf pan, or 8 inch cake pan, greased
350
35 min Rotate 30 min more
(Made this cake for a wedding cake, doubles nicely, SE )
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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