How to make it

  • Cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla; blend thoroughly.
  • Comine flour, soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and salt.
  • Add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients; beat well after each addition.
  • Spoon batter into a greased and floured 13- x 9- x 2-inch pan.
  • Combine coconut, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and half-and-half; spoon over batter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • Yield: one cake.

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    " It was excellent "
    marley84 ate it and said...
    I agree coconut....mmmmmmm
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    " It was excellent "
    herby ate it and said...
    oh another good one!
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    " It was excellent "
    mamalou ate it and said...
    sounds like my kind of cake!
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    " It was excellent "
    zoeb ate it and said...
    Sounds like a nice coffee cake. I like to try sometime.
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  • mattie279 5 years ago
    Coconut......mmmmmm
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  • capedread 5 years ago
    oooh sounds delish, can't wait to try this
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  • elgab89 5 years ago
    Oh, you know I have a soft heart for coconuts! 5+!
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  • c2max 5 years ago
    Sounds good - any recommendations for frosting or topping?

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