Coconut and Pecan Cake
Treasured Traditions: Recipes from Southern Louisiana
1 12-oz package vanilla wafers
½ cup milk
2 sticks butter
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups sugar
1 small can coconut
1 cup pecans
2 tbsp butter, melted
2 tbsp milk
2 cups powdered sugar
Pour milk on vanilla wafers and let stand for ½ hour.
Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time and beat. Add vanilla.
Mix wafers, coconut, and pecans by hand into egg mixture.
Pour into ungreased tube pan and back at 350° for one hour and 20 minutes. Let cool.
To make Glaze:
Mix butter, milk and powdered sugar together. Pour on top of cake when cooled.