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Preacher Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Harriet Duhe' Melancon

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

Cake:

3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple, with juice
1 1/2 cups finely chopped pecans or walnuts, divided
1 cup flaked coconut (optional)

Cream Cheese Frosting:

1 8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar, sifted

Directions:
Directions:

Cake:

Sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; set aside.
Combine sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla and mix on medium-low speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Slowly mix in flour mixture until just combined.
Add pineapple (undrained), 1 cup chopped pecans and coconut then continue mixing on medium-low speed until all ingredients are thoroughly combined (about 1 minute).
Spray a 3-quart 13x9 baking pan with cooking spray. Pour cake batter into pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until cake is set in the center and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Cool cake completely in pan then the frost with Cream Cheese Frosting. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup chopped pecans over cake. Store in refrigerator.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

Whip cream cheese, butter and vanilla with an electric mixer until fluffy (about 2 minutes). Beat in powdered sugar (add more if necessary to reach desired consistency).

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
55 mins.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Tender, moist cake recipe with crushed pineapple, pecans and coconut with a cream cheese frosting. An old Southern tradition to make this cake when the preacher comes by for a visit!

 

 

 

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