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Louisiana Crunch Cake

This pecan and coconut glazed cake is a Southern classic.

By: Lisa from
Louisiana Crunch Cake
Louisiana Crunch Cake
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It's always good to have simple cake recipes on hand, especially if they are as delicious and decadent as this Louisiana Crunch Cake. The most difficult thing about making this homemade crunch cake will be resisting the urge to eat the entire thing, especially once you taste the butter pecan glaze. Pecans and coconut give the glaze plenty of crunch and flavor. You and your family won't be able to get enough of this sweet and classic Southern cake recipe. Louisiana Crunch Cake is perfect for special occasions, but it is also easy enough to make for any day.


Preparation Time20 min

Cooking Time1 hr

What Is Louisiana Crunch Cake?

Louisiana Crunch Cake is a childhood favorite of many people who grew up eating Entenmann's Louisiana Crunch Cake. Over the years, copycat versions have grown in popularity so that people can make the beloved cake recipe in their own kitchen.

Louisiana Crunch Cake is a classic cake recipe composed of moist yellow cake, crunchy nut topping, and coconut glaze. This Southern cake recipe is sweet enough for dessert, but it also tastes great for breakfast with a cup of strong coffee. 

The best thing about making a Louisiana crunch cake recipe at home is that you can customize it any way you want. If you especially love coconut, you can easily top the glazed cake with toasted coconut. Nut lovers can have the freedom the top the sweet yellow cake with any nuts they choose. The possibilities are endless once you start making your own copycat Louisiana Crunch Cake at home!

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Yum! I've never had this cake, but it's got a list of ingredients that I just can't turn away

Pecan and coconut sound like a good combination. This would be a great cake for family get-togethers.

I love coconut, but I'd also add some in the cake batter as well.

I absolutely love coconut, so this cake is sure to be one that I'll be enjoying many times!

What a perfect cake for company! It looks impressive, but won't take too long to make.

I think this butter pecan glaze would be good with a number of different cake flavors.

My friend moved from Lafayette a few years ago and he still talks about Louisiana food. I'll have to make this and surprise him.

This is a wondering site so many interesting recipes.Look forward everyday to seeing what is new.Keep up the great work.


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