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    Home > Recipes Jamie's Coconut Cake Recipe courtesy Paula Deen Show: Paula's Home Cooking Episode:
    Birthday Party See this recipe on air Sunday Feb. 01 at 5:30 PM ET/PT.

    Recipe Summary Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Yield: 1 (3-layer) cake

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    Full Page | 3X5 Card | 4X6 Card No Rating No Reviews Cake: Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake but substitute
    1 cup canned, unsweetened coconut milk for regular milk, recipe follows

    Filling
    3/4 cup sugar 1 cup sour cream 4 tablespoons milk
    4/2 cup flaked, sweetened coconut

    Frosting 1 recipe 7-minute Frosting Flaked, sweetened coconut, for sprinkling

    Follow directions for Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake, substituting coconut milk for regular milk. While cake is
    baking, prepare filling. Stir together sugar, sour cream, milk, and coconut in a bowl until well
    blended. Remove cake layers from oven and allow cake to remain in pans as you prepare to stack and
    fill. Remove first layer and invert onto cake plate. Using the wrong end of a wooden spoon, poke
    holes approximately 1-inch apart until entire cake has been poked. Spread 1/3 of filling mixture on
    cake layer. Top with second layer, repeat process. Top with last layer and repeat process again. (As
    I stack layers together I stick them with toothpicks to prevent cake from shifting).

    Prepare 7-Minute Frosting. Frost top and sides of cake. Sprinkle top and sides of cakes with
    additional coconut.

    Yield: 1 (3-layer) cake Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ease of
    preparation: Easy

    Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake: 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 3 cups sifted
    self-rising flour 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Grease and flour 3 (9-inch) cake pans. Using an electric mixer, cream butter until fluffy. Add sugar
    and continue to cream well for 6 to 8 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each
    addition. Add flour and milk alternately to creamed mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Add
    vanilla and continue to beat until just mixed. Divide batter equally among prepared pans. Level
    batter in each pan by holding pan 3 or 4 inches above counter, then dropping it flat onto counter.
    Do this several times to release air bubbles and assure you of a more level cake. Bake for 25 to 30
    minutes or until done. Cool in pans 5 to 10 minutes. Invert cakes onto cooling racks. Cool
    completely and spread cake layers with your favorite frosting to make a 3-layer cake.

    Yield: 3 layer cakes Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 to 30 minutes Ease of
    preparation: Easy

    7-Minute Frosting: 1 1/2 cups sugar
    5/4 teaspoon cream of tartar or 1 tablespoon white corn syrup
    6/8 teaspoon salt
    7/3 cup water 2 egg whites 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

    Place sugar, cream of tartar or corn syrup, salt, water, and egg whites in the top of a double
    boiler. Beat with a handheld electric mixer for 1 minute. Place pan over boiling water, being sure
    that boiling water does not touch the bottom of the top pan. (If this happens, it could cause your
    frosting to become grainy). Beat constantly on high speed with electric mixer for 7 minutes. Beat
    in vanilla.

    Yield: Frosting for 1 layer cake or approximately 8 to 12 cup cakes Preparation time: 5 minutes
    Cooking time: 7 minutes Ease of preparation: easy

    Other Recipes from this Episode Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake Jamie's Coconut Cake Vanilla Ice Cream "Cake"Ice-
    Cream Cones 7-Minute Frosting Mama's Quicker Fudge Frosting

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