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Do you Love Coconut Cakes?

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Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2012-09-30 17:50

Love coconut, love cakes here is the delicious coconut cake. This delicious coconut cake recipe is from Favourite Sierra Leone Recipes courtesy of Pamela Greene. All the different ingredients in this recipe come together brilliantly and create a very moreish tea-time cake.

This is a simple easy coconut cake recipe for you to cook a great meal for family or friends. West African Cooking is becoming increasingly popular everywhere. Ingredients used in West African cooking are now more readily available outside the African continent. Buy the ingredients for our coconut cake recipe here from this page http://www.westafricacooks.com/africa/african-food.

Coconut

The health and nutritional aspects of coconut, coconut oil, palm and palm oil have been well documented. So we have coconut oil and coconut water, but is a coconut a fruit, nut or seed?
The coconut tree is a member of the family Arecaceae. It is the only accepted species in the genus Cocos. The term coconut can refer to the entire coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which, botanically, is a drupe, not a nut. Wikipedia. A drupe is a fruit with a hard stony covering enclosing the seed (like a peach or olive) and comes from the word drupa meaning overripe olive. A coconut, and all drupes, have three layers: the exocarp (outer layer), the mesocarp (fleshy middle layer), and the endocarp (hard, woody layer that surrounds the seed).

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