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Tropical Sunshine Cake

Tropical Sunshine CakeStrewn with bits of pineapple and toasted flaked coconut this cake will satisfy the taste for tropical treats. Fix this for brunch or a breakfast party.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
2 large eggs
1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, drained (juice reserved) - divided use
3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 cup flaked coconut, toasted*
Whipped cream (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  2. Combine cake mix, evaporated milk and eggs in large mixer bowl. Beat on low speed for 2 minutes. Stir in 1 cup pineapple. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  3. 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.
  4. Combine sugar and 2 tablespoons reserved pineapple juice in small bowl; mix until smooth. Spread over warm cake, sprinkle with coconut and remaining pineapple. Cool completely before serving. Top with whipped cream, if desired.

Makes 12 servings.

*To toast coconut, spread on rimmed baking sheet, bake at 350°F (175°C) until light golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently.

Nutritonal Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 366 Calories from Fat: 122 Total Fat: 13.6 g Saturated Fat: 6.3 g Cholesterol: 57 mg Sodium: 361 mg Carbohydrates: 56.7 g Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g Sugars: 7.7 g Protein: 5.8 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.