An il Fustino recipe

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Author: Laura S. Kirkley

A cake simple and fun to make. The recipe is always requested when I bring it to a gathering. I am including the recipe for cream cheese frosting but all you need is a dusting of powdered sugar.

Serves: 8

Pineapple Cake


2 cups, flour
2 eggs
1 teaspoon, vanilla
2 cups, sugar
2 teaspoons, baking soda
1 20 oz, can crushed pineapple with juice
1/2 cup, butter - softened
1 1/2 cups, powdered sugar
1 8 oz, cream cheese
1 cup, pecans - chopped finely and lightly toasted over medium heat


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a greased & floured 9 X 13 inch cake pan
  2. Mix all of the cake ingredients together in a large bowl. Either use a hand mixer or beat by hand until well blended
  3. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, until tooth pick comes out clean
  4. Cool 30 minutes
  5. Either frost cake or liberally sprinkle with powdered sugar
  6. Optionally, sprinkle the top with pecans.