Sharon's Shaker Pinapple Cake

From the Kitchen of: Sharon Basham

This is a cake recipe I have been making for more than 20 years! Whenever I bring a dessert to a function or gathering, it is always this one - Shaker Pineapple Cake. It is easy to make, easy to transport, and it ALWAYS gets rave reviews.

It is also very rich - a little goes a long way!

Sharon's Shaker Pineapple Cake

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 20 oz can crushed pineapples
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup pecans or walnuts (I always use pecans)

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1 lb confectioners sugar
  • 3-4 Tbs cream (or milk)
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup pecans or walnuts (I always use pecans)

Method
For the cake:

  • Beats eggs.
  • Add crushed pineapple, flour, sugar and soda.
  • Beat well.
  • Add nuts and pour into ungreased 9x13 inch pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.

For the frosting:

  • Beat all ingredients until creamy.
  • Stir in nuts and spread on cooled cake.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.