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How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Grease and flour 3 (9 inch) pans.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the yolks one at a time, then stir in the melted chocolate and vanilla.
  • Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  • Stir in the nuts and coconut.
  • In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold 1/3 of the whites into the batter, then quickly fold in remaining whites until no streaks remain.
  • Divide batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Invert the cakes onto the wire racks, carefully peel off the parchment paper, and cool completely
  • FOR THE FROSTING:
  • . In a heavy medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the evaporated milk, sugar, butter, and egg yolks.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Do not let mixture boil fast; lower the heat if necessary.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla, pecans, and coconut.
  • Place the saucepan into a bowl filled with ice and stir constantly until the frosting is cool and slightly thickened.
  • . Place a cake layer on a serving platter.
  • Spread 1/4 of the frosting evenly over the cake layer, making sure to spread it all the way to the edges.
  • Top with the second layer, and spread with 1/4 of the frosting.
  • Top with the third cake layer.
  • Evenly frost the top and sides of the cake with the remaining frosting
  • Chill

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    " It was excellent "
    chichimonkeyface ate it and said...
    fantastic variation, high 5 for sure
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    " It was good "
    sugarmama ate it and said...
    I love white chocolate cake... I would love to try this... thanks for sharing. :)
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow what a cake bet its pretty too. definnite keeper print try and save
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