Coconut Meringue Cake

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A good cake to take along on picnics or for lunches.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x9 inch baking pan.
  • Cream butter or margarine, 1/2 cup of the white sugar and egg yolks together in a mixing bowl until fluffy.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture in 2 parts alternately with milk and vanilla in 1 part, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Spread in the prepared pan.
  • To Make Topping: Beat egg whites until soft peaks form add 1/2 cup of the white sugar gradually while beating until egg whites are stiff. Fold in the coconut. Put spoonfuls here and there over batter. Smoothing as best you can.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Variation: If desired you can use brown sugar in the topping. The flavor stays similar but the color is a little darker.