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Sunshine Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Sunshine Cake, by , is from The Rushton Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ruth English Royal
Added: Thursday, August 16, 2007


2 sticks butter
2 c sugar
2 tsp baking powder
5 eggs
1 can flaked coconut
1 c chopped nuts
13 1/4 oz.pkg graham cracker crumbs
2 tsp vanilla flavoring.
1 stick butter softened
1 pkg confectionary sugar
1 small can drained crushed pineapple.

Cream butter and sugar in a mixer, add eggs one at a time beating well, Combine crumbs and baking powder and add to mixture. Beat until blended. Fold in nuts and add vanilla flavoring. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish & bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Cool and frost.
Frosting: Cream butter & sugar then add confectioners sugar. Add drained pineapple & stir into mixture. Spread over cake.




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