What Is Desiccated Coconut?? Help!

Decorating By the cake whole Updated 22 May 2008 , 2:08pm by norma20

the cake whole Posted 22 May 2008 , 12:42am
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I want to do a coconut cake layer on my sons Bday cake but the recipe calls for "desiccated coconut" is this unsweetened coconut shreds??? Anyone know?

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superstar Posted 22 May 2008 , 12:45am
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Yes ohare it is unsweetened shreds of coconut.

the cake whole Posted 22 May 2008 , 1:58am
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THANKS!!! I hate it when recipes use these "big" words!!!

mayamia Posted 22 May 2008 , 2:07am
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dessicated sounds like disecado in spanish so maybe it means dryed coconut flakes

norma20 Posted 22 May 2008 , 2:08pm
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You can find desiccated coconut at Indian markets. Excellente quality and good prices. thumbs_up.gif

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