1 1/2 cups red and green candied cherries, quartered
1 cup candied pineapple, coarsely chopped
1 1/2 cups dates, pitted and chopped
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
4 1/3 cups chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups flaked coconut
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
Directions for the Texas Pecan Candy Cake
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch tube pan with a removable bottom.
- Combine cherries, pineapple, and dates; sprinkle with flour, and toss to coat. Add pecans and coconut; mix thoroughly by tossing. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk, mixing well. Spoon into prepared pan, and smooth the top.
- Bake for 1 1/2 hours. Cool the cake in pan on a wire rack. When completely cool, remove from pan. Wrap in foil tightly. Refrigerate. Cut cake when cold.