Dream Cake



  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup of all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1& 1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 2 cups chopped pecans


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Use a pastry blender to combine the crust ingredients. Press the mixture into a greased 9 x 13in. baking pan.Bake for 10 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, beat 4 eggs well.Add other ingredients, Stir well. Then pour the filling over the baked crust and bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 60 minutes. Let cool, then cut into squares. Best with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream.

About Peggy

Peggy Chaney was best known as cook and co-owner of Peggy's Restaurant in Kings Mountain, North Carolina (which she and her sister, Loretta, ran for over two decades). You can find her pages on Google+, Twitter and Facebook. One of eleven siblings, she was the daughter of a Baptist preacher, and was well remembered for her kind spirit and regard for others. Her genuine warmth and grace is sorely missed.

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