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  • In a small bowl, beat egg white on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Fold in coconut and flour; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the egg whites on medium until soft peaks form. gradually beat in 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved; set aside.
  • In another large bowl, cream shortening and remaining sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolks, sour cream and vanilla; beat until creamy. Combine coffee and buttermilk. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with coffee mixture. Beat until combined. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  • Pour half of the batter into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan with removable bottom. Drop coconut filling by spoonfuls over batter. Top with remaining batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Immediately invert cake onto a wire rack; cool completely, about 1 hour. Run a knife around side of pan and remove.
  • In a small bowl, beat frosting ingredients until smooth and creamy. Spread over the top and sides of cake. Yield: 12-16 servings.

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    " It was excellent "
    glennk ate it and said...
    I'm going to try this tonight for my daughters birthday tomorrow. Sounds Delicious high 5
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    I've made this before but lost my recipe for it, it's really good, thank you so much for posting it, now I can make it again. You have my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    I totally agree with above!
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    my dear friend Peeta .....i am going to have to increase my gyming with your wonderfully calorie inducing recipes......anyway what the heck....lol
    Gets my 5
    Have an awesome day!!!!!!!!!!!
    Mumtaz
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    " It was excellent "
    wynnebaer ate it and said...
    Sounds absolutely awesome!!!
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