You are here: Home » Recipes » Great Aunt Hallie’s Luscious Cake Great Aunt Hallie’s Luscious Cake Recipe by BarbaraBootheLoyd Yield 12 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup sugar3/4 cup butter4 egg yolks1 cup pecans, chopped1 package dates, pitted and chopped1 package shredded coconut1 large orange, grated rind, squeezed juice Instructions Bake cakes, let cool before filling is added. Filling: Cook sugar, butter and egg yolks in top of a double boiler until thickened. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well. Let the mixture rest off heat until it thickens. To frost cooled cakes, use half of filling atop bottom layer, add second layer of cake then add the remaining topping. Note: This can be made as a sheet cake as well as a two-layer cake.