Momo Faye's Coconut Cake

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This cake was originally made by my Big Mama and Aunt Chris. (Dada Jim's Mom and sister) NOTE the picture shown was when I used two cake mixes to make three layers. Not the best idea. Much better if you just follow the recipe below.

Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

  • 1 box(es) Duncan Hines Butter Recipe Cake Mix Prepared as box says
  • 1 whole(s) fresh coconut
  • 2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 cup(s) milk
  • 1/2 stick(s) butter
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. With ice pick, puncture soft spot on coconut to make a hole. Drain milk from coconut and set aside. If out for any length of time, refrigerate this milk.

  2. Put coconut in 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes. Take outside on concrete and with hammer, crack. Peel brown off of coconut. Grate with the finest grater you have. The finer, the better.

  3. Bake cake as directed. Two 9 inch cake layers is what I usually do. Cool 15 minutes and take out of pans. Cool slightly.

  4. Prepare icing. Boil 2 cups of sugar with 1 cup of milk. Boil until it almosts spins a thread. When it almost spins a thread add the 1/2 stick butter and vanilla.

  5. Place one layer of cake on your cake plate. Fork holes in the cake and drizzle with 1/2 of the coconut milk. Drizzle some icing and fresh coconut and some more icing. Repeat with 2nd layer.

  6. Then you have your most unique, delicious coconut cake!

July 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by alemmom and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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