Cranberry-Ambrosia Cake

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 1/2 cups Sugared Pecans
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
Garnishes: fresh mint sprigs, cranberries, and orange rind strips


Spread Cranberry-Ambrosia Filling between layers and on top of cake. Reserve 1 1/2 cups Cream Cheese Frosting, and set aside. Spread the remaining Cream Cheese Frosting on sides of cake.

Combine pecans and coconut, and press into sides of cake.

Spoon remaining 1 1/2 cups Cream Cheese Frosting into a decorating bag fitted with a star tip. Pipe a border around top and bottom edges of cake. Store in refrigerator, or freeze, if desired. Garnished, if desired.