It took some work to re-create the dessert he remembered from his childhood, but the result does both his mothers proud. Get the recipe for this homemade dessert, and let us know what you think in the comments!

 

I had two mothers: Caroline and Dorothy. Caroline gave birth to me, and Dorothy helped her raise me. Caroline was an incredible foodie — she didn't cook everything we ate, but her fine hand was evident in every bite. Dorothy was a superb natural cook, and had what I call "the touch." They were an extraordinary team, and it's fun to write about them when Mother's Day is here because the original coconut cake...

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