Elvis Presley Cake

Elvis Presley Cake

Yesterday, since I was home in the afternoon, I decided to try a new recipe the I had saved on Pinterest.  It is called an Elvis Presley Cake and it used crushed pineapple which my whole family likes.

Elvis Presley Cake

Ingredients

  • White cake mix
  • 8 oz. can of crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 8 oz. pkg of cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup of butter softened
  • 3 cups of powder sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 2 – 3 cups of crushed pecans

 

Bake the cake as directed on the box, let it cool and poke holes in it.  I used the small round handle of a mixing spoon.

Boil the can of crushed pineapple with the juice and one cup of sugar. Pour over the cake.

In a large bowl mix cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar. Add vanilla and crushed pecans and mix well. Spread over cake.

This is a very good cake, but it is rich and super sweet.

Bon appetite!

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Mandarin Orange Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 (18.5 oz.) pkg yellow cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 c. vegetable oil
  • 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin orange segments
  • 1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping (thawed)
  • 1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 (3.5) pkg instant vanilla pudding mix
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, eggs, oil and mandarin oranges with juice. Beat until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. To make the topping: In a large bowl, beat together whipped topping, pineapple with juice and dry pudding mix until blended. Spread on cake.
This was a big hit with my family.

I found this recipe on Allrecipes.com.