Easy Lane Cake

Serve your family with this easy lane cake that’s topped with pecans and coconut - a superb tropical dessert.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) white cake mix
1
cup water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
whole eggs
1/2
cup butter (do not use margarine)
1
cup sugar
8
egg yolks
1
cup chopped pecans, toasted
1
cup raisins
1
cup flaked coconut
1/4
cup bourbon
Maraschino cherries or candied cherries, if desired
Whipping cream, whipped, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and whole eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3 Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt butter. Stir in sugar and egg yolks with whisk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 to 8 minutes or until thickened and a thermometer reads 160°F. Remove from heat. Stir in pecans, raisins, coconut and bourbon. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 5 Spread custard evenly over top of cake. Garnish with cherries and whipped cream. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    573
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    ),
    Sodium
    401mg
    401%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    68g
    68%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    ),
    Protein
    6 1/2g
    6 1/2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 6 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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