Granny Cake

Recipe Rating:
 4 Ratings
Serves: 6-12 depending on how you slice it
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Cooking Method: Bake


1 1/2 c sugar
2 c all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
2 c crushed pineapple (one 15 oz can, do not drain)
1/3 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c walnuts (chopped or cut up halves)
1 c canned milk (evaporated)
1 stick margarine
1 tsp vanilla

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Nancy Clemens Recipe
Lightly Salted
Carpentersville, IL (pop. 37,691)
Member Since Nov 2010
Nancy's notes for this recipe:
My Mom's been gone for some time now and this is one of the recipes she gave me after I tried it and loved it. Funny how little things like recipes bring back memories and times spent together...enjoy!
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Mix together first 4 ingredients (sugar, flour, soda & salt.)
Then add in eggs and crushed pineapple. Mix with spoon until all moistened.
Pour into a 9x13" greased pan.
Sprinkle 1/3 cup brown sugar and the walnuts over the cake mixture.
Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes. ( no need to cover)
Boil 1 cup canned milk with 1 stick of margarine and 1 teaspoon vanilla. (just to boil and take off heat)
Pour the milk mixture over the warm cake.
Cut into squares and serve with ice cream and/or whipped cream. Keep pan covered so it doesn't dry out.

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user Debbie Chambliss debcoe - Jul 1, 2011
surely that really isn't a cup of it a teaspoon?? or half tsp?
user Nancy Clemens ncleme5 - Jul 1, 2011
Thanks Debbie, no, it's a teaspoon. I went in and edited it correctly. Just when you think it's all good to go, I must be tired but do appreciate you catching it so early.
user Shelie Gallaugher dagirl922 - Oct 19, 2011
Nancy, this is one of my favorite cakes, it is delicious and moist as can be. Thanks for sharing, just made me decide to make it again! :-)
user Shelie Gallaugher dagirl922 - Oct 19, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Donna Schenk eatnotcook - May 20, 2012
Hi, going to make today but is one stick of marg 1/2 cup cause now you get 4 half cup sticks in a package.

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