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Jamaican Toto

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Jamaican loaf cake


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 lb margarine or butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • grated rind of 1/2 lime
  • a few drops of browning


  • STEP 1
    Cream butter and sugar.
  • STEP 2
    Sift together flour, baking powder, cinammon and nutmeg in a deep bowl. Add lime rind and grated coconut and mix well, until coconut is evenly distributed through the mixture.
  • STEP 3
    Add to creamed butter and sugar. Mix in egg, vanilla and browning. Add milk slowly, until mixture makes a fairly stiff dough.
  • STEP 4
    Bake in a greased pan at 350F for 1/2 hour. Cut into squares or slices and serve.

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