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Coconut Tea Cakes

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  Butter 8 Ounce, softened (2 Sticks)
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely ground almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon zest 1 Tablespoon
  Flaked coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a medium bowl, beat butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in almond extract and vanilla.
2. Add cake flour, salt, almonds, and lemon zest and mix until blended. Stir in coconut.
3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 9 minutes, or until edges just begin to turn golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool slightly, about 10 minutes. Roll in remaining 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Let cool completely.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4100 Calories from Fat 2055

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 235 g361.8%

Saturated Fat 131.7 g658.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 487.7 mg162.6%

Sodium 529.3 mg22.1%

Total Carbohydrates 455 g151.8%

Dietary Fiber 45.4 g181.4%

Sugars 165.6 g

Protein 60 g120.6%

Vitamin A 113.5% Vitamin C 33%

Calcium 50.9% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Coconut Tea Cakes Recipe