Macedonian Coconut Cake

Recipe by echo echo
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 12-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease and flour a 15 x 10 x 2-inch sheet cake pan or 10-inch bundt pan.
  • In large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar with an electric mixer on high speed.
  • Beat in egg yolks.
  • Combine dry ingredients (flour through baking soda).
  • Combine wet ingredients (milk through vanilla).
  • On low speed alternately add dry and wet ingredients to batter.
  • Stir in coconut.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry and gently fold into batter just until mixed.
  • Pour into pan.
  • Bake at 350° 1-1¼ hours until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Start cake cooling and make syrup:
  • Combine water through 3 cups sugar in a saucepan, bring to a boil—stirring until sugar dissolves—and let boil 5 minutes.
  • Remove syrup from heat and stir in lemon juice.
  • Pour syrup over cake and let cool completely.
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