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Vanilla Wafer Cake

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Dessert


  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 11-ounce package vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 (6-ounce packages) frozen coconut, thawed
  • 2 cups chopped pecans


  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Grease and flour a 10 to 12 cup Bundt pan. 
     In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together with a hand mixer (or in a stand mixer). Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the crushed vanilla wafers and milk and mix well. Add the coconut, vanilla, and pecans and mix well. 
     Pour the batter into the prepared Bundt pan and bake for 1 hour and 25 minutes to 1 hour and 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.