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Do Nothing Cake

A rich, dense cake like my mother-in-law used to make in rural East Texas

Do Nothing Cake

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 16 ounces crushed pineapple, undrained

Icing:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup nuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions:

  1. Place first 6 ingredients in a bowl & mix until blended with spoon.
  2. Pour into 13×9 inch cake pan.
  3. Bake at 350°F 35-40 minutes.
  4. For Icing: Mix butter, sugar and evaporated milk together and cook over medium heat until a little thickened. (This usually takes about 5 minutes at a boil).
  5. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients.
  6. Pour over hot cake.

Source: http://baking.food.com/recipe/do-nothing-cake-97156

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