Better Than Robert Redford Cake

Better Than Robert Redford Cake Recipe

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Jane Whittaker


This came from the trade magazine Arts and Crafts in their Crafty Chef section.
This is also known as best ever cake.


★★★★★ 3 votes

10 Min
35 Min


Add to Grocery List

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 2
    regular sized boxes instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 large
    can pineapple pie filling if you can't find i have directions below
  • 8 oz
    carton whipped topping
  • 1 small
    package sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts
  • 3 c

How to Make Better Than Robert Redford Cake


  1. Mix and bake according to package directions. Remove from oven and poke holes all over with a fork.
  2. Spread with pineapple pie filling or make your own: In a sauce pan add cornstarch to a small can of crushed pineapple and heat until thick.
  3. Allow to cool.
  4. Mix pudding mix with 3 cups cold milk and beat until thick. Spread pudding over cake.
  5. Cover with whipped topping, sprinkle coconut and nuts on top.
  6. Keep in refrigerator, but do not freeze.

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About Better Than Robert Redford Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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