Hawaiian Wedding Cake

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What you will need:

For the cake: 

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 20oz can crushed pineapple
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 13×9 baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large electric mixer, add eggs, sugar, vanilla, and oil. Mix on medium speed until combined. Slowly add in flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon until just mixed.
  3. Add entire contents of canned pineapple, 1 cup pecans, and coconut to mixing bowl and continue on medium speed until well combined.
  4. Pour cake batter into greased baking dish and bake for 45 – 50 minutes or until cake is set in the middle and tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
  5. Cool cake completely before adding icing and topping with remainder of pecans.

For the Icing:

  • 8oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick of butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla in electric mixer until fluffy, then add sugar. Spread over cooled cake.

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