August 25, 2010

Wednesday's Chow - Coconut and Pecan Cake

Coconut and Pecan Cake
Treasured Traditions: Recipes from Southern Louisiana


1 12-oz package vanilla wafers
½ cup milk
2 sticks butter
6 eggs
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.


Paige Ryter said...

COLIN FIRTH!!! Is that when he played Mr. Darcy in Pride & Prejudice (1995, here:

That recipe looks INCREDIBLE. Now I'm hungry, too...for lots of things. HAHAHAH!

Sloane Taylor said...

YUM! And the dessert looks good, too. LOL

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

Oh, the man....we may be seeing more pics of him, since Photobucket makes me want to pay them for pics now. I guess I used up my freebie options...don't know.

Yes, Mr. Darcy. I have the DVD and am about ready to watch it again! Nanny McPhee was on last night, but I didnt' catch it until the very end...still, I watched it. Hubba Hubba!

Paige Ryter said...

Yeah...don't pay for naked men (that didn't come out right, but you know what I mean). I've gone to for free pics, but don't know how many naked men they have there. We still love the pics of Colin, though! Thanks!

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

I try not to get completely naked men...they usually are covering up the, um, fun part. LOL. Thanks for the tip. I go to Google now, but I know some of those may be copyrighted.

Paige Ryter said...

That's what I meant...partially naked (although, at my age, anything showing is reason to stare). HAHAHAHAH!

Beth Trissel said...

What a beautiful cake, and I love Mr. Darcy. :)

Caroline Clemmons said...

The cake sounds yummy--and Colin Firth IS yummy! LOL