TROPICAL DELIGHT CAKE

Ellen Bales

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Found this beautiful cake recipe in my e-mail this morning, direct from the people at Mr. Food. This is very easy because the cake is already prepared. You could make the cake yourself if you like, but I prefer the easy way!
Photo: mrfood.com


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Serves:

12

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
sweetened flaked coconut
1 can(s)
(8 oz.) pineapple tidbits, drained
1 can(s)
(5 oz.) evaporated milk
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
macadamia nuts, chopped coarsely
1
prepared angel food cake
12 to 16
stemmed maraschino cherries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium skillet, toast coconut over medium heat until golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from skillet and set aside.
2
Place in skillet the pineapple, evaporated milk, butter, and sugar; mix well and bring to a boil. Let boil 5 to 7 minutes, or until thickened, stirring frequently. Add the coconut to the mixture and stir in nuts.
3
Slice the cake in half horizontally and spoon half the pineapple mixture over bottom cake half. Replace cake top and top with remaining pineapple mixture. Garnish with maraschino cherries.
4
Slice and serve, or cover and keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #sweet, #nutty