4 Southern Recipes for Louisiana Crunch Cake
Sample four versions of the popular Southern dessert, Louisiana Crunch Cake!
Louisiana Crunch Cake is a classic Southern dessert. Traditionally, Louisiana crunch cake is a yellow cake topped with a crunchy nut and coconut glaze.
This cake recipe was originally created by Entenmann's, a brand that's been around since 1898 and sells baked goods. Many copycat recipes have since been created and enjoyed by home cooks.
We've created this collection of 4 Southern Recipes for Louisiana Crunch Cake to help you sample different versions of this vintage dessert recipe. This moist cake is perfect when enjoyed as dessert alongside a cup of coffee, but there is no wrong time to enjoy a decadent slice.
If you like desserts with nuts and coconut, then you will surely love this traditional cake recipe!
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Louisiana Crunch Cake
Louisiana Crunch Cake - The only thing better than the buttery, vanilla flavored cake in this recipe is the homemade butter pecan icing that goes on top. The cake gets it's rich flavor from buttermilk, whole milk, butter, and plenty of vanilla. This is a dessert recipe that you'll want to make again and again. While the traditional recipe is made with almonds, the pecans add a disctinctly Southern touch to this recipe.
Louisiana Coconut Crunch Cake Recipe
Louisiana Coconut Crunch Cake Recipe - This version features a sugary, coconut glaze that is baked into the top of the cake. Then, once the cake has baked, it's topped with a simple glaze and more chopped almonds and coconut. Enjoy a slice of this cake with a cup of coffee for a special treat.
Want to try another delicious Southern cake recipe? Check out our collection for 4 versions of the classic dessert: 4 Southern Recipes for Kentucky Butter Cake
Southern Louisiana Crunch Cake Recipe
Southern Louisiana Crunch Cake Recipe - Sour cream is added to the decadent batter of this cake recipe. The sugar and coconut carmelizes as it bakes into the top of the cake while it's in the oven. Rather than using chopped almonds, this cake is made with almond extract so it has a smoother texture.
Buttermilk Louisiana Crunch Cake
Buttermilk Louisiana Crunch Cake - If you prefer cakes with simple ingredient lists, this recipe might fit the bill. Greek yogurt, buttermilk, and cake flour gives this cake a rich, but still fluffy texture. Sprinkling sugar and coconut in the cake pan before adding the batter creates a coating that has a subtle crunch.
Punch bowl cake is also a traditional Southern dessert. For a collection of easy recipes, check out these 7 Southern Punch Bowl Cake Recipes
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