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do nothing cake

Recipe by
Michelle Hickey
Baytown, TX

I found this recipe and it is so easy and delicious. This will be a keeper for our family for years to come.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For do nothing cake

  • 3 c
    sugar (2 cups separated from 1 cup)
  • 2 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla (separated)
  • 16 oz
    crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1 c
    nuts (pecans or walnuts) chopped

How To Make do nothing cake

  • 1
    In a bowl mix 2 cups sugar, flour, eggs, baking soda, 1 tsp vanilla, and crushed pineapple and mix well with a spoon.
  • 2
    Pour into a greased 9x13 baking pan.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.
  • 4
    When your cake is finished baking and is still hot make your icing.
  • 5
    Icing: Mix butter, 1 cup sugar, evaporated milk, and 1 tsp vanilla in a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat until it thickens. This usually takes about 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Remove from heat and add the coconut and chopped nuts. Pour while hot over warm cake. Let cool.