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Fresh Coconut Cake With Frosting Recipe

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Barbara Wanger


2 1/4 cups Softasilk flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup soft shortening
2/3 cup milk
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/3 cup milk
2 eggs

Seven Minute Frosting:

2 unbeaten egg whites
1 1/2 cup sugar
5 tbsp cold water
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
** 3 small bags frozen coconut

Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Add shortening,2/3 cup milk and vanilla.
Beat 2 minutes;
Add another 1/3 cup milk and 2 eggs and beat 2 more minutes.
Grease and lightly flour 2 nine inch cake pans. Pour batter evenly into the cake pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.

Put all ingredients together in top of double boiler; Place over boiling water and cook for
7 minutes, beating constantly.
Remove from fire and beat until thick enough to spread on cake. Pat it good with your fresh coconut.

*** If you don't have fresh coconut, use 3 small bags of frozen coconut.

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In memory of Grandma Gladys Shoemaker




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