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DICKERSON'S COCONUT CAKE

DICKERSON'S COCONUT CAKE

MY FRIEND SAID IF SHE WERE GOING TO THE CHAIR TOMORROW, THIS WOULD BE HER LAST MEAL! FROM BALTIMORE SUN 6/9/93

  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep time:1 Hour
  • Cook time:1 Hour

Ingredients

  • HEAT OVEN TO 375 DEGREES
  • 2 1/2 C CAKE FLOUR
  • 1 2/3 C GRANULATED SUGAR
  • 2/3 C UNSALTED BUTTER, SOFTENED
  • 3 1/2 TSP BAKING POWDER
  • 3 LARGE EGGS SEPARATED
  • 1 TSP SALT
  • 3/4 C COCONUT MILK + 1/2 COCONUT MILK (OR WHOLE MILK)
  • 1 LG PKG BAKER'S COCONUT OR FRESH COCONUT
  • GREASE AND FLOUR 2-9" CAKE PANS

Preparation

IN A LG. BOWL,COMBINE FLOUR, SUGAR, 3/4 CUP COCONUT MILK, SALT AND BUTTER AND BLEND FOR 2 MIN @ MEDIUM SPEED

BEAT FOR 2 MIN. STIR IN BAKING POWDER, VANILLA, EGG YOLKS AND 1/2 CUP COCONUT MILK AND BLEND FOR 2 MIN. MORE.

IN A SEPARATE BOWL, BEAT THE EGG WHITES TO STIFF PEAKS AND GENTLY FOLD INTO THE BATTER.

POUR THE BATTER INTO PREPARED PANS

BAKE 35-40 MIN.

COOL.

FILLING:

1 CUP COCONUT MILK, 1 CUP SUGAR, 1 CUP MILK. COOK SLOWLY OVER LOW HEAT FOR 20 MIN. SPREAD OVER EACH LAYER (NOTE: MIXTURE WILL BE THIN)

COVER AND ALLOW TO MELLOW FOR 24 TO 72 HRS.

7 MINUTE FROSTING:

2 UNBEATEN EGG WHITES

1 1/2 C SUGAR

2 TSP LT. CORN SYRUP OR 1/4 TSP CREAM OF TARTAR

1/3 C COLD WATER

DASH SALT

1 TSP VANILLA

BEAT EGG WHITES, SUGAR, SYRUP, SALT & WATER IN TOP OF DOUBLE BOILER FOR 1 MIN. PLACE THE MIXTURE OVER BUT NOT TOUCHING BOILING WATER. BEAT CONSTANTLY WHILE COOKING UNTIL SOFT PEAKS FORM (ABOUT 7 MINUTES)

USE A TIMER.

DO NOT OVERCOOK.

REMOVE FROM HEAT, ADD VANILLA AND BEAT UNTIL BLENDED.

STACK LAYERS BUT PUT SMALL AMOUNT OF ICING OVER EACH AND FROST WHOLE CAKE WHEN LAYERS IN PLACE.

COVER ICED CAKE WITH COCONUT (EITHER PACKAGED OR FRESH)

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