Hawaiian Dessert

Hawaiian Dessert

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  • 1

    package yellow cake mix (regular size)

  • 3

    packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 4

    cups cold milk

  • 1-½

    teaspoons coconut extract

  • 1

    package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

  • 1

    can (20 ounces) DOLE® Crushed Pineapple in 100% Pineapple Juice, well drained

  • 2

    cups heavy whipping cream, whipped and sweetened

  • 2

    cups flaked coconut, toasted


Mix cake batter according to package directions. Pour into two greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until the cakes test done. Cool completely. In a large bowl, combine pudding mixes, milk and coconut extract; beat for 2 minutes. Add the cream cheese and beat well. Stir in pineapple. Spread over the cooled cakes. Top with whipped cream; sprinkle with coconut. Chill for at least 2 hours. Yield: 24 servings.


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