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Orange And Coconut Cake

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  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Self rising flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Semolina 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Desiccated coconut 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Walnut pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sweet wine/Sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Slivered blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cold atter syrup 3 Cup (48 tbs)

Cream butter and sugar, and gradually beat in the eggs.
Sift the baking powder with the flour and mix in the semolina, 1 cup of the desiccated coconut, the cinnamon, orange peel and walnuts.
With a wooden spoon lightly stir the dry ingredients into the creamed butter, adding orange juice and wine or sherry.
Pour into a well greased and lightly floured baking dish, approx 9 in (23 cm).
Decorate with slivered almonds and bake at 350°F (180°C) for 45 minutes.
When the cake is cooked and golden brown on top, remove it from the oven and while still hot spoon the Atter syrup over the top.
Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of desiccated coconut.

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45 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5462 Calories from Fat 2205

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 251 g385.6%

Saturated Fat 108.1 g540.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 966.9 mg322.3%

Sodium 3589.3 mg149.6%

Total Carbohydrates 711 g237.1%

Dietary Fiber 53.5 g214.2%

Sugars 437 g

Protein 102 g203.3%

Vitamin A 54.3% Vitamin C 140.6%

Calcium 222.1% Iron 130.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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Orange And Coconut Cake Recipe