Coconut Cake 4

1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
3 cups sifted cake flour
3 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
4 eggs
7 cups milk
1 tsp vanilla

Cream butter, gradually add sugar, cream until light fluffy. Sift flour with baking powder and salt. Add eggs one at a time to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, & vanilla, beating after each addition. Pour batter into three 9-inch pans, lined on bottom with paper. Bake 350F for 25 to 30 minutes.

Coconut Filling:
2 cups sugar
1 cup milk

Cook to a hard rolling boil, about 5 minutes, add coconut. Cook again for 5 minutes. (1 fresh coconut grated, add 1 tsp coconut flavoring)

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana