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Fresh Coconut Cake

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Coconut is indeed a wonderful and versatile ingredient. A yummy treat, this Fresh Coconut Cake just goes on to prove it. A delicious anytime treat. Try it and you are sure to love it. Do let me know how it turned out for you!
Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coconut milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Egg whites 6 , stiffly beaten
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 365° F.
2) Grease a paper-lined cake pan.

MAKING
3) Cream the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and mix.
4) Take a bowl and combine in it baking powder, flour and salt. Add the creamed mixture alternating with coconut milk and milk.
5) Turn the mixture into the greased cake pan and bake for about 25 minutes.
6) Cool the layers in the pan for about 10 minutes.
7) Turn onto a wire rack and cool completely.

SERVING
8) Frost the cake as per your desire. Slice and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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