Pineapple Sunshine Cake

1
Debby Nelson

By
@annazzassi

Have been going through my mother's old recipe box and coming across recipes I grew up with.

This cake is very light and perfect for a picnic on a hot day.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 2
    envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 3
    well-beaten egg yolks
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1
    8 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 c
    whipped cream
  • 3
    egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • 1
    10 inch angel food cake
  • ·
    pineapple tidbits for garnish, drained
  • ·
    marachino cherries for garnish
  • ·
    additional whipped cream for garnish

How to Make Pineapple Sunshine Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Soften gelatin in cold water.
  2. Combine egg yolks, sugar, and milk. Mix well. Cook in top of double boiler over hot water, stirring constantly until spoon is coated.
  3. Add gelatin and stir until dissolved.
  4. Cool.
  5. Stir in crushed pineapple. Fold in whipped cream and egg whites.
  6. Remove the crust from the angel food cake and slice in 1/2 inch thick slices.
  7. Layer the cake and custard in a 13 x 9 x 2 pan starting with the cake and alternating with the custard until both have been used all up.
  8. Chill until set.
  9. Garnish with additional whipped cream, pineapple tidbits and cherries.

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