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Luscious Tropical Dream Cake

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 48 mins
Yield Makes 24 servings


  • 1 can (20 oz.) DOLE Crushed Pineapple in Juice, undrained
  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Instant Pudding
  • 1 1/2 cups cold milk
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 1/2 cup BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, toasted
  • 1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans

How to Make It

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F.

    DRAIN pineapple, reserving 1 cup juice. Prepare cake batter as directed on package, substituting reserved juice for 1 cup of the water. Pour into greased 15- x 10- x 1-inch pan.

    BAKE 15 to 18 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

    BEAT pudding mix and milk with whisk 2 min. Stir in pineapple. Spread over cake; cover with COOL WHIP. Top with coconut and nuts. Keep refrigerated.

    Nutritional Information
    Calories: 210
    Total fat: 10 g
    Saturated fat: 3 g
    Cholesterol: 30 mg
    Sodium: 220 mg
    Carbohydrate: 28 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1 g
    Sugars: 20 g
    Protein: 3 g
    Vitamin A: 0% DV
    Vitamin C: 8% DV
    Calcium: 6% DV
    Iron: 4% DV