Sad Cake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 2 Print This cake is called sad cake because the cake looks sad. It actually “falls” during baking and is a flat cake. It may be sad looking, but it is moist, chewy and sweet. It does not need a frosting. Sad Cake Ingredients 2 cups biscuit baking mix2 1/4 cups packed brown sugar4 eggs1/2 cup vegetable oil1 cup flaked coconut1 cup chopped pecans1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9×13 inch pan. 2 Mix thoroughly together the biscuit mix, brown sugar, eggs, flaked coconut, chopped pecans, and vanilla. Pour batter into prepared pan. 3 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes. Allow cake to cool before cutting.