TROPICAL DELIGHT CAKE

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Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Found this beautiful cake recipe in my e-mail this morning, direct from the people at Mr. Food. This is very easy because the cake is already prepared. You could make the cake yourself if you like, but I prefer the easy way!
Photo: mrfood.com

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 can(s)
    (8 oz.) pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    (5 oz.) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    macadamia nuts, chopped coarsely
  • 1
    prepared angel food cake
  • 12 to 16
    stemmed maraschino cherries

How to Make TROPICAL DELIGHT CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium skillet, toast coconut over medium heat until golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Place in skillet the pineapple, evaporated milk, butter, and sugar; mix well and bring to a boil. Let boil 5 to 7 minutes, or until thickened, stirring frequently. Add the coconut to the mixture and stir in nuts.
  3. Slice the cake in half horizontally and spoon half the pineapple mixture over bottom cake half. Replace cake top and top with remaining pineapple mixture. Garnish with maraschino cherries.
  4. Slice and serve, or cover and keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

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About TROPICAL DELIGHT CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #sweet, #nutty




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