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Rava Reviews Coconut Cake

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Ingredients
  Yellow cake mix 18 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package, 2 Layer Size)
  Vanilla pudding and pie filling 3 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package, 4 Serving Size, Jello-O, Instant Variety)
  Water 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Coconut flakes 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Baker's Angel)
  Walnuts/Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Milk 2 Teaspoon
  Confectioners sugar 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), sifted
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cake: Grease and flour three 9-inch layer pans.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Blend cake mix, pudding mix, water, eggs and oil in large mixing bowl.
Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 4 minutes.
Stir in coconut and walnuts.
Pour into prepared pans.
Bake 35 minutes.
Cool in pans for 15 minutes, then remove from pans and cool on rack.
Frosting: Melt 2 tablespoons butter in skillet.
Add coconut; stir constantly over low heat until golden brown.
Spread coconut on absorbent paper to cool.
Cream 2 tablespoons butter with cream cheese.
Add milk and sugar alternately, beating well.
Add vanilla; stir in 1 3/4 cups of coconut.
Spread on tops and sides of cake layers.
Sprinkle with remaining coconut.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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