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

  • 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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