What You Call It Cake

This is an amazing cake to make from scratch, this is filled with pineapple, walnuts, and has a simple to make creamy frosting.  You can have this delicious cake ready in less than an hour.   Source Virginia McDowell. Jefferson City, Mo. 1969

Piece of What you Call it Cake

Piece of What you Call it Cake

What You Call It Cake

This homemade scratch cake features the refreshing tropical flavor of pineapple. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cake Recipes, Cakes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 360kcal


Cake Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple
  • 6 ounces butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Cake Mix together all ingredients and pour into 9x13" greased pan. Sprinkle 1-cup brown sugar and 1-cup walnuts over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Topping: Bring butter, sugar, evaporated milk, and vanilla to a boil, and pour over cake while still warm.


Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 312mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1.2mg

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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

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