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This sheet cake is good cut into squares or bars. It doesn't rise much but that's not important here. It's the taste that counts.
- Cream butter with sugar.
- Blend in eggs. Beat well.
- Add flour, sifted with salt and baking soda.
- Fold in pineapple, nuts, and coconut.
- Spread on greased 10" x 15" x 1" baking pan.
- Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 to 30 minutes.
- Remove from oven and glaze while hot with confectioners sugar mixed with enough rum to thin to heavy pouring consistency.
- Quickly spread over entire cake.
- When glaze is dry, drizzle the melted chocolate chips over the cake.
This cake was quite easy to put together and nice and moist, but I found it very sickly sweet. The rum flavour was so overpowering, you couldn't taste the pinapple, coconut or even the chocolate! For those who like rum, this may not be a bad thing, but if you make this expecting a pineapple/coconut experience you'll be disappointed. My advice is to try another recipie or forget about the icing and chocolate in this one.
Yummo! took this to a bbq for dessert and there wasn't even a crumb left! All said very tasty and moist,even those not caring much for rum - sad souls :)!