Preheat oven 325F. Beat all ingredients together for two minutes with electric mixer. Grease and flour your baking pan. You can use Three 8 inch cake pans. Pour batter into bake pan. Bake at 325F for 25-30 minutes.
Filling or Frosting: Combine sugar, cornstarch, margarine, crushed pineapple, flaked coconut. Cook over medium heat. Stir until thick. Remove from heat and add vanilla and pecans. Cool before spreading. If using 15 x 10 inch pan, leave cake in pan and spread frosting over top.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana