Granny Cake

Granny Cake Recipe

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Nancy Clemens


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!


★★★★★ 4 votes

6-12 depending on how you slice it
15 Min
40 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 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
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Granny Cake


  1. Mix together first 4 ingredients (sugar, flour, soda & salt.)
  2. Then add in eggs and crushed pineapple. Mix with spoon until all moistened.
  3. Pour into a 9x13" greased pan.
  4. Sprinkle 1/3 cup brown sugar and the walnuts over the cake mixture.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes. ( no need to cover)
  6. Boil 1 cup canned milk with 1 stick of margarine and 1 teaspoon vanilla. (just to boil and take off heat)
  7. Pour the milk mixture over the warm cake.
  8. 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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About Granny Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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