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Do Nothing Cake (Texas Tornado Cake)

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Rating: 4/5
2 reviews

ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   10

recipe id: 14686
cook method: oven, stovetop

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2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
16 ounces crushed pineapple


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


Place sugar, flour, eggs, baking soda, vanilla and crushed pineapple cake in a bowl and mix until blended with spoon. Pour into 13x9 inch cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes.

In a pot, combine butter, sugar and evaporated milk and cook until a little thickened. Remove from heat and add coconut, nuts and vanilla. Pour over hot cake.

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590 calories, 23 grams fat, 93 grams carbohydrates, 8 grams protein per serving.
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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
A southern classic! The recipe should specify what the other reviewer wrote that it needs to sit after you pour the icing over it.

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REVIEW: 4 star recipe rating
Very easy cake to make..... once you have put the "frosting" on the cake, DO NOTHING! Let the cake sit 4-8 hours. It makes all the difference to allow that topping to soak into the cake. Cake is good but a little bit rich.

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