Friday, August 23, 2013

Pineapple Pecan Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Ingredients for Cake:
· 2 cups all-purpose flour
· 2 cups white sugar
· 2 teaspoons baking soda
· 2 eggs
· 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
· 1 cup chopped pecans

Ingredients for Icing:
· 1 stick butter, softened
· 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
· 2 cups powdered sugar
· 1 tablespoon vanilla

· Additional chopped pecans for garnish

Directions for Cake:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Mix the dry ingredients. Add in the eggs, pineapple along with the juice, and 1 cup chopped pecans. Stir just until moistened.
3. Pour into a greased 9×13 inch baking pan. Bake for about 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
4. Cool completely.

Directions for Icing:
1. Combine butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
2. Spread icing on top of cake. Sprinkle with pecans, if desired.

This is a dense cake but oh, so good.  I mean, really, can you go wrong with pineapple, pecans and cream cheese icing?   That would be a no.

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