Fresh Coconut Cake

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By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

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Homemade cakes filled with chewy shreds of fresh coconut are a southern tradition. Most modern recipes call for coconut in the icing alone. The following recipe should help revive a grand old Lowcountry favorite.

Before you begin, open a coconut and grate the meat. You should have 4 to 6 cups. Save what you don’t use in the cake to make macaroons (precedi