This is a 129-year-old recipe courtesy of my great grandmother Ella Harvey.
I love anything coconut. Those ladies of the 19th-century certainly did know how to make some great eats! This cake is perfect for family and friends who love coconut!
Supreme Coconut Cake (1889)
6 egg yolks, well beaten
2 cups powdered sugar
3/4 cup butter
1 cup milk (written as "sweet milk" in original recipe)
3 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
4 egg whites, beaten until frothy
4 ounces coconut, shredded
Combine all ingredients and blend well. Pour cake batter into two round cake pans. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean, in a "moderate oven," 350-degrees F.
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