Hawaiian Wedding Cake

Photo by Stephanie Knewasser

From the kitchen of AnnMarie Barkwell

Make a white or yellow cake mix according to box directions in a 16x12x1 pan.

Bake @ 350 for 15 minutes.


Beat until creamy:

8 oz cream cheese

In a separate bowl:

1 small package vanilla pudding

1 c milk

Beat with a wire whisk until combined.

Add to cream cheese.

Fold in:

1 (12 oz) Cool Whip

Spread on cooled cake.

Top with:

1 (20 oz) can crushed pineapple, drained

walnuts, finely chopped

Keep refrigerated.


  • I’ve been making this for years, but use a 13×9 pan and call it Yum Yum Cake. -Joan
  • I’ve seen other versions of this that include maraschino cherries & sliced banana.-Stephanie
  • I usually make half with nuts, half without to tend to family likes. -AnnMarie

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