Yum Yum Cake Recipe

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Mary Louise


The first time I had this cake was back in the early 80's. My cousin was visiting from California and made this for a BBQ. We all loved it!


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24 Hr 20 Min
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1 pkg
yellow cake mix
1 pkg
vanilla pudding (small cooked kind)
1 c
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
12 oz
cool whip, thawed
20 oz
can crushed pineapple, drained
1 pkg
flaked coconut
1 c
chopped pecans
maraschino cherries

How to Make YUM YUM CAKE


  • 1Prepare yellow cake mix according to directions in a jelly roll pan. Cool completely.
  • 2Cook vanilla pudding and milk. I use my microwave. Bring to a boil. Cool in refrigerator. Cover with saran wrap do it does not form a skin.
  • 3Beat vanilla pudding and cream cheese together very well with mixer. Fold in Cool Whip.
  • 4Frost the cake.
  • 5Sprinkle pineapple over pudding, cream cheese & Cool Whip mixture.
  • 6Sprinkle evenly with coconut. Then sprinkle with pecans.
  • 7Use cherries to decorate cake/add color.
  • 8Keep cake refrigerated.

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