Panic Cake

Panic Cake Recipe

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Kim Moore


An attorney friend's choice of dessert for unexpected guests which has worked well for me!


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15 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 can(s)
    (15 oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    fruit pie filling (cherry, peach, berries, apple)
  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 2 c
    sticks butter
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts)

How to Make Panic Cake


  1. Place in 9 x 13 inch greased baking pan in oven with pineapple and fruit filling.
  2. Sprinkle cake mix over. Chip butter on top and spread nuts over butter.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour.
  4. Serve up warm in individual bowls topped with vanilla ice cream.

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About Panic Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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