Sunday, May 4, 2008

Coconut Cake

1 Duncan Hines Yellow Cake Mix
4 eggs
1/4 cup oil
1/3 cup water
1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup shredded coconut

Mix the cake mix, oil, water, eggs and pudding mix in mixing bowl. Beat for two minutes on high speed.
Blend in pecans and coconut

Pour into 3 greased 8 inch cake pans.

Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean and cake springs back when touched in center.

Let cool completely, then frost.

2 pkgs cream cheese softened
1 cup powdered sugar, use more if needed.
1/2 cup coconut
1 tsp butter

Blend cream cheese and sugar until smooth, adding a teensy bit of milk if needed. Spread between layers and sides and top of cake.

Melt butter in saucepan, add remainining coconut and stir continueously until toasted and lightly brown. Sprinkle on top of cake and press onto the sides.

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