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Devil'S Food Coconut Layer Cake

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  Eggs 3
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Melted shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened chocolate square 3 Ounce (3 Squares)
  Sifted all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flaked coconut 1 Tablespoon

Preheat oven to 350°.
Grease and flour two 9-inch round layer cake pans.
Beat eggs; add sugar and blend.
Add melted shortening and vanilla.
Melt chocolate over hot water; add to egg mixture.
Sift together flour and baking soda; add alternately with milk to chocolate mixture.
Bake in prepared pans 30-35 minutes.
Remove from oven and cool in pans 10 minutes.
Remove from pans and cool thoroughly on racks.
Fill between layers and frost.
Sprinkle cake with flaked coconut.
Cut into wedges with electric knife and serve.

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4496 Calories from Fat 1822

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 209 g321.3%

Saturated Fat 68.9 g344.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 651.4 mg217.1%

Sodium 1340.9 mg55.9%

Total Carbohydrates 615 g205.1%

Dietary Fiber 26.3 g105.1%

Sugars 313.6 g

Protein 74 g148.7%

Vitamin A 134.5% Vitamin C 0.65%

Calcium 44.6% Iron 193.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Devil'S Food Coconut Layer Cake Recipe