Toasted Coconut Cake
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- 6 t butter
- 2 c shredded coconut
- 1 c finely chopped pecans
- 1 white cake mix( i like duncan hines)
- ingredients specified on the cake mix box
- 8 oz cream cheese
- 2 teaspoons milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 3-3 1/2 c powdered sugar
Melt 3 T butter in a skillet add coconut and pecans,cooking and stirring till golden brown.Drain.
Mix cake according to direction adding 1 c coconut mixture.Divide among 3 8-inch greased & floured cake pans.Bake according to directions.
Cream remaining 3 T. butter and cream cheese until light.Add milk,vanilla and sugar 1 c at a time beating well until spreading consistency add remaining coconut mixture reserving 1/2 c to sprinkle on top.Fill and frost cakes.