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Tropical Ice Box Cake

Prep time 20 mins
Freeze time 4 hrs
Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1/10 of cake)


  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup ripe mashed banana (about 1 banana)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (13.6-ounce) loaf fat-free pound cake (such as Entenmann's Fat Free Golden Loaf)
  • 1 (8-ounce) container frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 231
  • fat 4.5 g
  • satfat 4.0 g
  • protein 2.5 g
  • carbohydrate 42.9 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 1.0 mg
  • sodium 141 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • calcium 21 mg

How to Make It

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1 tablespoon juice. Measure 1/2 cup pineapple; reserve remaining pineapple for another use. Combine 1/2 cup pineapple, banana, and sugar in a small saucepan.

  2. Combine cornstarch and reserved 1 tablespoon pineapple juice; add to fruit mixture, stirring well. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla.

  3. Cut cake horizontally into 4 equal slices. Place bottom slice on a serving platter. Spread 1/3 of pineapple mixture over cake slice. Top with another cake slice. Repeat procedure 2 times with remaining pineapple mixture and cake slices, ending with cake slice.

  4. Spread whipped topping over top and sides of cake. Gently press coconut on top and sides of cake. Cover and freeze at least 4 hours.

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