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Fool's Cake

Fool's Cake

A simple, fool-proof cake everyone loves! This yummy dessert has layers of walnuts, yellow cake, coconut and pineapple. Perfect for potlucks!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Bake Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes


  • 1 540ml can crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 432g box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, cut into small chunks
  • maraschino cherries, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Spread pineapple with juices on the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
  3. Sprinkle on coconut.
  4. Spread yellow cake mix on top of coconut.
  5. Spread walnuts on top of cake mix.
  6. Dot with chunks of butter on top.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes. Let cool before inverting on a platter.
  8. Garnish with cherries, if desired.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 slice

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 596Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 607mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 3gSugar: 38gProtein: 5g