Pineapple Sunshine Cake

Debby Nelson


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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
20 Min


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envelopes unflavored gelatin
1/2 c
cold water
well-beaten egg yolks
1 c
2 c
8 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
2 c
whipped cream
egg whites, stiffly beaten
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


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

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