Caramel Cream Cake

Caramel Cream Cake Recipe

Photo: Tine Cornett

This three-layer butter cake has a pecan-pie filling in between the cake layers, a rich cream cheese frosting, and a topping of sweet coconut and chopped pecans.  It's a great dessert for holiday entertaining.

Yield:

Makes 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

Ingredients

1 cup finely chopped sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
Garnishes: raspberries, fresh mint sprig

Preparation

1. Stir 1 cup finely chopped coconut into Pecan Pie Cake Batter; spoon batter into 3 greased and floured 9-inch cake pans.

2. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.

3. Spread Pecan Pie Filling between layers. Spread Cream Cheese Frosting on top and sides of cake. Sprinkle top and sides with toasted pecans and toasted coconut. Garnish, if desired.

December 2006
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