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Jan 17, 2012 01:35 PM

Coconut Layer Cake - Kpaul's kitchen

anyone tried it? what are your thoughts? and when is it available, is it basically special order???

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  1. Many years ago I ordered this cake off the menu and it was fabulous. However, It is my understanding that you now have to contact K-Paul's in advance to request the cake. I believe you can find the recipe in Paul Prudhomme's Lousiana Cooking cookbook. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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      1. re: texasredtop

        You've linked to one of my favorite recipe sleuthing sites, Uncle Phaedrus! Great fun to find recipes from restaurants of my youth.

        1. re: texasredtop

          Well, the recipe looks good, if labor intensive. But why on earth are they calling the liquid inside the coconut "coconut milk"? This from what one assumes is a professional chef or food editor?

      2. Over sweet and overpriced 80$ for a cake. No thanks.

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        1. Kpauls is a shell of what it used to be. Orange slice on my plate what is this 1973?

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          1. re: NOLA504me

            Agree. Even when Paul was in house and the food was excellent, dessert was not.

              1. re: kevin

                Rarely. Executive chef duties were turned over to Paul Miller years ago.

                1. re: JazzyB

                  The true chef behind the food was Chef Cannon RIP. Not even a mention anywhere about his passing recently after decades of service. Im interested to see what the food will be like 6 months from now with new hands in the pots...

                  1. re: NOLA504me

                    Really? Was he in the kitchen when K Paul's first opend? THAT food was incredible, nothing at all like what is served today.

                    1. re: JazzyB

                      From when it opened until what year was it really good?

                      1. re: kevin

                        When Chef Paul P gave KPauls to Paul Miller and stopped being there the quality went down. Also when Mrs K passed the staff said the heart was gone. Just riding coat tails now if you ask me.