Louisiana Coconut Crunch Cake Recipe

By: Reeni from cinnamonspiceandeverythingnice.com
Louisiana Coconut Crunch Cake Recipe
Louisiana Coconut Crunch Cake Recipe
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You can never go wrong with one of the classic cake recipes from scratch, so this Louisiana Crunch Cake Recipe is sure to be a hit. Crunchy coconut and sliced almonds make up the frosted topping of this decadent cake. This dense coconut cake is made with buttermilk, sour cream, and butter for a deliciously moist cake. This sweet cake resembles a coffee cake recipe and is the perfect treat to enjoy with your morning coffee. That's right, you can eat cake in the morning! We won't tell. A simple glaze is poured over the cake after holes are poked in the top of the cake. Everyone will love this amazingly good cake recipe.

Preparation Time30 min

Cooking Time1 hr 5 min

Cooking MethodOven

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Hi Cmrv, I'm glad this cake was a hit! Thanks for the tip about the glaze - I'm sure other readers will find that really helpful. - Natalie, Editor of FaveSouthernRecipes

Just made this for Thanksgiving Day Dinner. The cake is delicious. I roasted the pecans so they were crispy and delicious. After I chopped them in my chopper, I sifted out the pecan dust and used it in the cake batter. Yummy! One thing I was frustrated with is, I did find it difficult to keep the glaze on the cake because it was too thin and watery. I reglazed it about 10 times, waiting 30 minutes between applications, in order for it to be a thick enough coating, and let it sit overnight to completely harden. The next time I would decrease the amount of milk in the glaze, 1 cup is too much for that amount of powdered sugar. I'd add the milk in a little at a time, to get the correct consistency to have it drizzle down the sides as in the picture. It was a big hit with everyone. )

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