TROPICAL DELIGHT CAKE

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Ellen Bales

By
@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

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

  • 1In a medium skillet, toast coconut over medium heat until golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • 2Place 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.
  • 3Slice 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.
  • 4Slice 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