Oven temperature: 350°F. (moderate)
Baking time: 25-30 min.
Yield: 2 round 9″ layers
Sift …1¾ cups sifted cake flour, 1½ cups sugar, ¾ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon double acting baking powder, ¾ teaspoon soda into mixing bowl
Add …½ cup Homogenized Spry, 3 ounces melted chocolate, 1 cup thick sour milk or buttermilk, 1 teaspoon vanilla
Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.
Add …2 unbeaten eggs
Beat …200 strokes (same as above)
Stir in …1 cup cut-fine coconut
Pour …into 2 round 9″ Sprycoated layer pans 1¼″ deep
Bake …until cake tests done
Cool …and remove from pans,
Spread … Frosting between layers and on top and sides.
Dribble …melted and cooled mixture of ½ oz. chocolate and ½ teaspoon Spry around rim of cake, letting a few “ribbons” trickle down sides.2