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  • Coconut cake.] JIM GEHRZ ‘Ä¢ jgehrz@startribune.com / Minneapolis, MN / April 4, 2014 / 1:00 PM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Reporter Kim Ode bakes a coconut cake for Baking Central, complete with step-by-step photos showing the making of batter and custard, assembling and decorating.

  • 1. Canned coconut milk separates into solid and liquid, so don’t be surprised when you open the can. 2. Whisk the coconut milk and milk before adding to the cornstarch mixture. 3. Warm the egg yolks by whisking in some of the hot coconut milk mixture. 4. Whisk the warmed yolks back into the saucepan and boil 1 more minute. 5. With a serrated knife, split each cake layer. 6. Spread cooled custard between each layer. 7. Frost with whipped cream. 8. Garnish by dropping toasted coconut into a “slot” made with your hand and press gently to adhere.

  • Coconut cake.] JIM GEHRZ ‚Ä¢ jgehrz@startribune.com / Minneapolis, MN / April 4, 2014 / 1:00 PM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Reporter Kim Ode bakes a coconut cake for Baking Central, complete with step-by-step photos showing the making of batter and custard, assembling and decorating.

  • Coconut cake.] JIM GEHRZ ‚Ä¢ jgehrz@startribune.com / Minneapolis, MN / April 4, 2014 / 1:00 PM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Reporter Kim Ode bakes a coconut cake for Baking Central, complete with step-by-step photos showing the making of batter and custard, assembling and decorating.

  • Coconut cake.] JIM GEHRZ ‚Ä¢ jgehrz@startribune.com / Minneapolis, MN / April 4, 2014 / 1:00 PM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Reporter Kim Ode bakes a coconut cake for Baking Central, complete with step-by-step photos showing the making of batter and custard, assembling and decorating.

  • Coconut cake.] JIM GEHRZ ‚Ä¢ jgehrz@startribune.com / Minneapolis, MN / April 4, 2014 / 1:00 PM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Reporter Kim Ode bakes a coconut cake for Baking Central, complete with step-by-step photos showing the making of batter and custard, assembling and decorating.

  • Coconut cake.] JIM GEHRZ ‚Ä¢ jgehrz@startribune.com / Minneapolis, MN / April 4, 2014 / 1:00 PM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Reporter Kim Ode bakes a coconut cake for Baking Central, complete with step-by-step photos showing the making of batter and custard, assembling and decorating.

  • Coconut cake.] JIM GEHRZ ‚Ä¢ jgehrz@startribune.com / Minneapolis, MN / April 4, 2014 / 1:00 PM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Reporter Kim Ode bakes a coconut cake for Baking Central, complete with step-by-step photos showing the making of batter and custard, assembling and decorating.

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