The Original Better Than Sex Cake Recipe

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The Original Better Than Sex Cake

Mary Russell


In 1985 at a pot luck hosted by my Aunties retirement community in Fl. I was given a piece of the most delious cake by a women who appeared to be in her late ninties. She was so tiny and quit the little lady. When I asked the name of the cake she sheepishly smiled and wispered "Better than Sex Cake" like sex was a bad word.
A few months later I saw were a restaurant in New was making a killing selling the Famous Better than Sex Cake.

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1 Hr


1 box
yellow cake mix
1 bottle
jello instant pistacio pudding large box
1 can(s)
16 oz crushed pineapple
8 oz
coconut (half a bag)
1 large
cool whip large tub
1/2 c
chopped peanuts small bag
1 jar(s)
maraschino cherries small jar

Directions Step-By-Step

Prepare yellow cake mix as directed.
after it is cooled. use a the handle of a wooden spoon to poke holes in the cake
pour the entire can of crushed pine apple evenly over the cake juice and all
Prepare the instant pastacio pudding before it sets up pour over the top of the pineapple and cake (layering)
Next layer the Cool whip topping using a spatula to make peaks
Sprinkle coconut on top of the coolwhip
sprinke chopped nuts on top of the cool whip
Drain and rinse the cherries in a calender under cold water. slice them in half and arrange astectically on top the cake.
refridgerate for 3-4 hours before serving.
The longer you let it set the better it will taste.
I let mine rest over night.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes