TROPICAL DELIGHT CAKE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

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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Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
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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

Step-By-Step

1In a medium skillet, toast coconut over medium heat until golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from skillet and set aside.

2Place 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.

3Slice 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.

4Slice 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