*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                          Lemon Curd-Coconut Cake
 Recipe By     : Family Circle 1-7-97
 Serving Size  : 14   Preparation Time :0:45
 Categories    : Not Sent
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2 1/2  c             unsifted cake flour
    2 1/2  tsp           baking powder
      1/2  ts            salt
    1      c             milk
      1/4  c             cold water
    1 1/2  tsp           vanilla
    4                    egg whites
    1 1/2  c             sugar
      1/2  c             butter or margarine -- room temperature
                         Fluffy White Frosting:
    1      c             sugar
      1/8  tsp           cream of tartar
      1/8  tsp           salt
    4      tsp           powdered egg whites
      1/2  c             cold water
    1 1/2  tsp           vanilla
      1/4  c             bottled lemon curd
    2      c             shredded unsweetened coconut
 Heat oven to 350.  Grease two 9-inch round layer-cake pans; dust with
 flour; tap ourt excess flour.
 Prepare Cake:  Sift together the cake flour, baking powder and salt onto
 sheet of waxed paper.  Combine milk, water and vanilla in small bowl.
 Beat egg whites in clean bowl with clean beaters until frothy.
 Gradually beat in 1/2 cup of the sugar until soft peaks form.
 Beat butter and remaining 1 cup sugar in large bowl on medium-high speed
 until fluffy and light colored, 2 minutes.  On low, beat in flour
 mixture alternately with milk mixture.  Fold in beaten whites, half at a
 time.  Divide between pans.
 Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes, until edges start to pull away from
 sides.   Cool cakes in pans on racks 10 minutes.  Turn out onto rack to
 Prepare Frosting:  Combine sugar, cream of tartar, salt, egg whites and
 water in top of double boiler.  Beat 1 minute; then beat over simmering
 water 6 minutes, until thick, shiny and firm peaks form.  Remove from
 simmering water.  Beat until cool.  Beat in vanilla.
 Place one cake layer on serving plate.  Spread with curd.  Top with
 second layer.  Spread top and sides with frosting.  Press coconut onto
 top and sides.
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