To toast coconut, stir in a dry pan and heat over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes.

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Credit: Photography by Jennifer Causey

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30 mins
6 to 8


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  • Line 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap, leaving 3 inches of plastic wrap hanging over sides. Using electric mixer, beat heavy cream, coconut cream, and powdered sugar until fluffy, about 21/2 minutes. Reserve 1 cup cream; refrigerate. Fold 1/2 cup mint into remaining cream. Spread a quarter of the mint cream in pan. Top with 2 of the graham crackers, breaking as needed to fit. Top with 1/2 cup curd, then 1/4 cup coconut. Repeat 3 more times, ending with a layer of graham crackers. Wrap in plastic. Chill in freezer for 4 hours or overnight. Invert onto platter; remove plastic. Spread remaining cream over cake. Garnish with mint and toasted coconut.