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Merrill'S Lane Cake With Coconut

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 8
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs), seeded and chopped
  Freshly grated coconut 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped pecans/Other nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brandy 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Beat the egg yolks until lemon colored; add sugar, salt, and continue beating until mixture is light.
Melt butter in top of double boiler and add egg-sugar mixture; stir constantly until thickens.
Remove from heat; stir in the raisins, coconut, nuts, brandy, and vanilla.
Let cool; spread between layers; then ice the whole cake with a boiled vanilla icing.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Drink: 
Brandy

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