Yum Yum Cake

Cathy Day, wife of my third cousin Buddy Day sent me this recipe. She got it from a neighbor.

Bud and Cathy, anniversary picture.

 Cathy in her kitchen.

Cathy also builds great web sites. Click on the link below. Then you can click on her 'Steppe' surname page.


This recipe was given to me by a neighbor. Buddy loved it. It is rich and good for a picnic with a large group. It stores well and can be cut up and frozen in small quantities to later thaw for deserts.

Yum-yum Cake

2 c. flour
2 tbs. baking soda
2 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 c. crushed pineapple (drained, 1 lg. can)

Sift flour and soda; add sugar eggs and pineapple. Beat well by hand. Pour into a large greased rectangle pan. Bake at 350 degrees 30 minutes. Meanwhile boil 1 c. sugar, 1 stick butter and 4 oz. Evaporated milk 2 min. Remove from heat and add 1 c. chopped pecans, 1 c. coconut and 1 tsp. Vanilla. When cake is done pour this over warm cake and leave to cool.