This is just a wonderful cake recipe. It is light and refreshing and it is always a hit when I make if for friends and family.
- 1 Package Yellow Cake Mix (18.25-ounce)
- 1 Can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk (12-ounce)
- 2 Large Eggs
- 1 Can Crushed Pineapple in Juice (20-ounce, drained (juice reserved), divided)
- 3/4 Cup Sifted Powdered Sugar
- 1 Cup Coconut (toasted and flaked)
- 1 Container Whipped Cream
- 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
- Combine cake mix, evaporated milk and eggs in large mixer bowl.
- Beat on low speed for 2 minutes.
- Stir in 1 cup of pineapple.
- Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan.
- Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
- Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes.
- Combine the sugar and 2 tablespoons of the reserved pineapple juice in small bowl.
- Mix until it is smooth.
- Spread the mixture over warm cake.
- Sprinkle with coconut and remaining pineapple.
- Cool completely before serving.
- Top with whipped cream.
Cooking Tip Mixers
While a hand mixer is adequate for mixing most cake batters and frostings, there are times a stand electric mixer will be required. Read recipes carefully beginning to be sure you have the right mixer for the job.
Cooking Tip Unflavored Gelatin
If you add 1 envelope of unflavored gelatin to the cake batter it will help prevent the top of the cake splitting or cracking.
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