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This recipe for Portuguese moist coconut and lemon cake (bolo húmido de coco e limão) is easy and quick to make.
Portuguese Moist Coconut & Lemon Cake Recipe
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Portuguese Moist Coconut & Lemon Cake Recipe

Portuguese Moist Coconut & Lemon Cake Recipe

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2 cups of grated coconut6 eggs1/2 cup of condensed milk1/3 cup of sugar1 tablespoon of sunflower margarine1 and 3/4 cups of flourZest from 1 large lemon Get Portuguese ingredients & other stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff from Amazon.com
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  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F.
  2. Beat the eggs in the mixer until frothy, mix in the coconut and the sugar.
  3. In a bowl, add the margarine, condensed milk, lemon zest and beat very well.
  4. Finally add the flour, the egg and coconut with the sugar to the condensed milk mixture and beat some more.
  5. Add the batter to a greased and dusted with flour cake pan and bake for 30 minutes. 
  6. Sprinkle with grated coconut and enjoy.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Katy, novelodearte.blogspot.com

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