Monday, July 11, 2011

The "Is It Really Better Than Sex?" Cake


I've actually made this cake once before. It was Easter and we decided to stay home and invite a couple of friends over. I figured that on such short notice this would be a quick and easy fix. I'm glad I made it because it was such a light and refreshing dessert. My favorite part is probably the toasted coconut {on and off the cake}!




Is It Really Better Than Sex? Cake 
Recipe from Paula Deen

1 box yellow cake mix {plus ingredients to prepare} 
3.4 oz box french vanilla pudding {plus ingredients to prepare}
20 oz can crushed pineapple
1 1/3 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup flaked coconut, toasted


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare yellow cake mix as directed using a greased 9x13 pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.  While cake is baking, combine the pineapple, 1 cup of sugar in a saucepan,  and bring to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly.  Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Remove cake from oven and using a fork, pierce holes into cake.  Pour pineapple mixture over hot cake and set aside.
  • Prepare pudding according to package directions.  Spread pudding over cake and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.  
  • Whip heavy cream and remaining sugar until stiff.  Cover top of cake with whipped cream and sprinkle toasted coconut on top. 

Enjoy!


Ashley