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Merrill'S Lane Cake With Coconut

  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

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4295 Calories from Fat 2119

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 246 g378.7%

Saturated Fat 112 g560.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1722.6 mg574.2%

Sodium 114.2 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 383 g127.5%

Dietary Fiber 28.4 g113.6%

Sugars 320.5 g

Protein 40 g79.9%

Vitamin A 92.1% Vitamin C 15.6%

Calcium 37.1% Iron 69.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Merrill'S Lane Cake With Coconut Recipe