instructions In a large bowl, add sugar and butter and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, approximately 3 minutes. Add one egg at a time, making sure to mix thoroughly between additions.
instructions Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl. Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk in three parts to batter and mix gently until just moistened. Stir in coconut and pecans.
instructions Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 90 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
ingredients 1/2 cup Water 2 tablespoons Salted Butter 1 cup Sugar Powdered Sugar for dusting
instructionsFor the Glaze: Five minutes before cake is finished baking, make the glaze. Combine water, butter and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes. Slowly pour half the syrup over the cake, invert onto serving plate, and pour remaining syrup over top. Dust with powdered sugar, let sit for 10 minutes, and eat warm!