Sunshine Butter Cake With Fresh Coconut Frosting

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream throughly the butter and sugar.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt and add to mixture, alternating with milk, ending with flour.
  • Pour into 3 greased and floured 9" cake pans.
  • Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes.
  • Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans.
  • Cool before frosting.
  • Store in cool place or refrigerate.
  • Makes 1 cake.
  • For Frosting:
  • Combine sugar, cream of tartar and boling water in 3 quart saucepan.
  • With the aid of a candy thermometer that doesn't touch bottom of the pan, cook until the mixture reaches 240 degrees and makes a long thread with a spoon.
  • Turn to a low heat when mixture begins to boil.
  • The longer the mixture cooks the less likely it is to be grainy.
  • Beat egg whites in a large bowl until stiff but not dry.
  • Slowly pour the hot syrup , in a fine stream, into the egg whites, beating constantly.
  • Add vanilla and almond flavoring and beat until frosting is cool enough to spread.
  • Spread on tops and sides of cake layers, sprinkling with coconut.
  • Join layers together.
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