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By JULIE ROTHMAN and JULIE ROTHMAN,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 5, 2005
Jan Shaw from Mount Kisco, N.Y., was hoping to find a recipe for an old-fashioned coconut layer cake like the one she remembers with great fondness from her childhood growing up in Baltimore. Anne Brusca of Columbia responded to Shaw's request with a recipe that she thinks makes the best coconut cake she has ever eaten. The icing is her late mother's recipe and "much easier than seven-minute frosting and just as good." What is particularly nice about this recipe is that although it is made using a cake mix, it does not taste anything like a box cake.
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By Rob Kasper, The Baltimore Sun | October 13, 2010
The past is always with us in Baltimore. A native of this town once told me a sure sign that you are a local is when you give directions using landmarks of restaurants that used to be there. As in, "drive down Eastern Avenue until you go past where Haussner's used to be. " That said, CR Lounge still looks like Ixia. Those lofty ceilings, dark-blue walls and gold-leaf columns dominate the decor. And when you are sitting at a table a little beyond the bar you think, 'Isn't this spot where they used to sell magazines when this place was Louie's Cafe and Bookstore?
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By Sherrie Clinton and Sherrie Clinton,Evening Sun Staff | September 11, 1991
We're devoting a chunk of this week's column to coconut cake recipes for Geneva Sneed. A sincere thank you to all the readers who sent us recipes. Diane L. Updegrove of Herndon, Pa. sent us this recipe. She says she frequently makes it for Easter dinner.Rave Reviews Coconut Cake1 box yellow cake mix1 box 4-portion size coconut creme instant pudding1 1/3 cup water4 eggs1/4 cup Puritan oil2 cups baker's coconut1 cup chopped nutsCoconut frosting, belowBeat together at medium speed in large bowl: cake mix, pudding mix, water, eggs and oil. Stir in coconut and nuts.
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By ROB KASPER | August 20, 2008
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who love coconut and those who can't stand it. I am a lover. Recently, on a dark afternoon laden with thunderstorms, lightning and stalled traffic, I wheeled through the city and around the Beltway, searching for a winsome coconut cake. I found one in Catonsville. It was so good, it made me forget the gloomy weather. Best Bite SugarBakers Address: 752 Frederick Road, Catonsville Phone: 410-788-9478 Hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday and Monday Tall and gorgeous, moist and lovely, this $4 slice of cake was four layers high.
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By Ellen Hawks and Ellen Hawks,Sun Staff | October 6, 1999
Pamela A. Mulshine of Odenton was looking for a recipe she had misplaced for coconut cake.She said the cake had three layers and called for freshly grated coconut and coconut milk, and was frosted with Seven-Minute Frosting.Claudine Carter of Aberdeen responded with a recipe from one of her many books.Classic Coconut CakeServes 161 cup unsalted butter, softened2 cups sugar2 2/3 cups all-purpose or unbleached flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract7 egg whites1 coconut2 to 3 tablespoons sugarSeven-Minute Frosting (see recipe)
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By Ellen Hawks and Ellen Hawks,SUN STAFF | April 23, 2003
Mrs. G. Carl of Laurel requested a recipe for a coconut cake "like the one I had at the fall festival of the St. Nicholas Greek Church on South Ponca Street." Added Carl: "Much food was brought in by many, and I would be so pleased if this lady who made the coconut cake would send in the recipe. It was an unusually light cake and was moist." Jan Saari of Fort Bragg, Calif., responded, "This is the best coconut cake recipe ever. Rumors have it that Barbara Larsen originally made this recipe.
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By ROB KASPER | August 20, 2008
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who love coconut and those who can't stand it. I am a lover. Recently, on a dark afternoon laden with thunderstorms, lightning and stalled traffic, I wheeled through the city and around the Beltway, searching for a winsome coconut cake. I found one in Catonsville. It was so good, it made me forget the gloomy weather. Best Bite SugarBakers Address: 752 Frederick Road, Catonsville Phone: 410-788-9478 Hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday and Monday Tall and gorgeous, moist and lovely, this $4 slice of cake was four layers high.
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By Ellen Hawks and Ellen Hawks,Staff Writer | June 9, 1993
If something sweet to eat is on your mind, then these recipes -- an egg custard pie and an old-fashioned coconut cake made with coconut milk -- should send you full steam ahead into the kitchen.Doris C. Griffin of Baltimore asked for the cake recipe. She writes that she is retired and has moved to Charlestown Retirement Community and lost her recipe in the move.Carolyn Dickerson of Abingdon responded with the coconutcake choice.Dickerson's fresh coconut cake2 whole coconuts2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour1 2/3 cups sugarCoconut milk from 2 coconuts1 teaspoon salt2/3 cup butter3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder2 teaspoons vanilla3 eggs separatedNote: To prepare coconuts.
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By Rob Kasper, The Baltimore Sun | October 13, 2010
The past is always with us in Baltimore. A native of this town once told me a sure sign that you are a local is when you give directions using landmarks of restaurants that used to be there. As in, "drive down Eastern Avenue until you go past where Haussner's used to be. " That said, CR Lounge still looks like Ixia. Those lofty ceilings, dark-blue walls and gold-leaf columns dominate the decor. And when you are sitting at a table a little beyond the bar you think, 'Isn't this spot where they used to sell magazines when this place was Louie's Cafe and Bookstore?
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By Kate Shatzkin | March 19, 2008
Event Broadway brunch -- Learn to make brunch dishes with Broadway themes at 11:30 a.m. March 30 at For the Love of Food, 20 Clarks Lane, Reisterstown. $75. Call 443-865-0630 or visit fortheloveoffood.com. Spring tasting --Taste spiral-cut ham, quiche and coconut cake from noon-3 p.m. Saturday at Whole Foods Market, 2504 Solomons Island Road, Annapolis. Free. Call 410-573-1800. recipetips.com This site has an extensive selection of recipes and tips that may help with your spring holiday cooking, including a guide on how to dye Easter eggs with natural ingredients.
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By JULIE ROTHMAN and JULIE ROTHMAN,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 5, 2005
Jan Shaw from Mount Kisco, N.Y., was hoping to find a recipe for an old-fashioned coconut layer cake like the one she remembers with great fondness from her childhood growing up in Baltimore. Anne Brusca of Columbia responded to Shaw's request with a recipe that she thinks makes the best coconut cake she has ever eaten. The icing is her late mother's recipe and "much easier than seven-minute frosting and just as good." What is particularly nice about this recipe is that although it is made using a cake mix, it does not taste anything like a box cake.
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By Ellen Hawks and Ellen Hawks,SUN STAFF | April 23, 2003
Mrs. G. Carl of Laurel requested a recipe for a coconut cake "like the one I had at the fall festival of the St. Nicholas Greek Church on South Ponca Street." Added Carl: "Much food was brought in by many, and I would be so pleased if this lady who made the coconut cake would send in the recipe. It was an unusually light cake and was moist." Jan Saari of Fort Bragg, Calif., responded, "This is the best coconut cake recipe ever. Rumors have it that Barbara Larsen originally made this recipe.
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By Ellen Hawks and Ellen Hawks,Sun Staff | October 6, 1999
Pamela A. Mulshine of Odenton was looking for a recipe she had misplaced for coconut cake.She said the cake had three layers and called for freshly grated coconut and coconut milk, and was frosted with Seven-Minute Frosting.Claudine Carter of Aberdeen responded with a recipe from one of her many books.Classic Coconut CakeServes 161 cup unsalted butter, softened2 cups sugar2 2/3 cups all-purpose or unbleached flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract7 egg whites1 coconut2 to 3 tablespoons sugarSeven-Minute Frosting (see recipe)
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By Ellen Hawks and Ellen Hawks,Staff Writer | June 9, 1993
If something sweet to eat is on your mind, then these recipes -- an egg custard pie and an old-fashioned coconut cake made with coconut milk -- should send you full steam ahead into the kitchen.Doris C. Griffin of Baltimore asked for the cake recipe. She writes that she is retired and has moved to Charlestown Retirement Community and lost her recipe in the move.Carolyn Dickerson of Abingdon responded with the coconutcake choice.Dickerson's fresh coconut cake2 whole coconuts2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour1 2/3 cups sugarCoconut milk from 2 coconuts1 teaspoon salt2/3 cup butter3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder2 teaspoons vanilla3 eggs separatedNote: To prepare coconuts.
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October 2, 1991
This seven-minute frosting is just what Minnie Schwab o Silver Spring requested. Thanks to Harriet Seese of Aberdeen for forwarding the recipe.Seven-minute Frosting1 cup light brown sugar, packed1/3 cup water1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar2 egg whitesCombine sugar, water and cream of tartar in a heavy saucepan. Boil rapidly to 230 degrees on a candy thermometer. In a bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff. Gradually add hot sugar mixture to egg whites, beating until thick. Spread on cake in swirls.
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By Rita Calvert and Rita Calvert,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 20, 1998
This fiery salmon recipe is bold in flavor and low in fat and can be thrown together in minutes.Wasabi powder (which makes that hot green paste served with sushi) creates the flame, but prepared horseradish can be substituted. Serve ramen or soba noodles, made from buckwheat, around the salmon and top with steamed broccoli florets and julienne carrot strips.A bought coconut dessert goes well with this Asian-influenced dinner.MenuSalmon With Pineapple Wasabi LacquerRamen or SobaNoodlesSteamed BroccoliCoconut CakeSalmon With Pineapple Wasabi LacquerServes 44 (4-ounce)
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