Great for a Mardi Gras-themed dinner party! I was a member of the Barksdale AFB Officers' Wive's gourmet club. This cake was made for one of our luncheons. Guaranteed Cajun!

Jan

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cake:
Topping:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease an 11x14-inch baking dish.

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  • Mix flour, pineapple, 1 1/2 cups white sugar, eggs, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl; pour into the prepared baking dish.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, about 40 minutes.

  • Combine 1 cup sugar, evaporated milk, and margarine together in a saucepan; bring to a boil for 1 minute. Remove saucepan from heat and stir pecans and vanilla extract into sugar mixture.

  • Pierce the top of the cake with a toothpick and spread pecan topping over cake.

Nutrition Facts

316 calories; protein 4g 8% DV; carbohydrates 49.6g 16% DV; fat 12.2g 19% DV; cholesterol 26.7mg 9% DV; sodium 205.6mg 8% DV. Full Nutrition