How to make it

  • preheat oven to 350
  • grease and flour three 9 x1 1/2 ins round pans
  • sift flour with baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt
  • using a large bowl of mixer,at high speed,beat butter and 2 cups sugar until light
  • add 4 eggs,one at a time,beat after each addition.
  • Continue beating,occasionally scraping bowl with rubber scraper
  • until fluffy(2 min)
  • at low speed,beatin flour mixture(in fourths)
  • alternatly with milk (in thirds)beginning and ending with flour.
  • add vanilla.beat until smooth,1 minute
  • pour into prepared pans
  • bake 25 to 30 min
  • or until surface spings back when gently pressed with finger
  • cool pans on wire racks 10 min.
  • remove from pans;cool on racks.
  • Filling
  • in small saucepan,
  • mix 1 cup sugar with constarch and salt
  • gradually stir in orange ,lemon and limejuicesand the water.
  • bring to boilingover medium heat,stirring
  • remove from heat,add egg yolks,one at a time,
  • beating well after each addition
  • bring to boiling,stirring;boil 1 min.remove pan from heat
  • stir inlemon and lime peels and afew drops of color
  • turn into a bowl
  • cool over ice water
  • Make frosting
  • in med bowl,combine cream and confectioners sugar.
  • refridgerat 1/2 hour
  • beat until stiff
  • measure 1 cup whippedcream,and whisk,fold into filling
  • place one cake layer,top side down,on large cake plate
  • spread with half of the filling almost to the outer edge
  • repeat with second layer and the rest of the filling
  • place top layer right side up
  • frost with the rest of the whipped cream
  • decorate with coconut and lime wedges
  • refridgerate

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  • coubay 10 years ago
    Wonderful recipe I can't wait to try it
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