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Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting

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Ingredients You'll Need

4 tbsp butter or margarine
2 cups flaked coconut
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 tsp milk
3 1/2 cups sifted confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract


Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in skillet.

Add coconut; stir constantly over low heat until golden brown.

Spread coconut on absorbent paper to cool.

Cream remaining 2 tablespoons butter with cream cheese.

Add milk and sugar alternately, beating well.

Add vanilla extract.

Stir in 1 3/4 cups of the coconut.

Spread on tops and sides of cake layers.

Sprinkle with remaining coconut.

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