Granny Cake Recipe

There’s nothing quite like the comforting feeling of home, and Granny Cake is a recipe that brings that feeling to life. This cake has been passed down through generations in my family, and it’s a recipe that I hold close to my heart. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also a symbol of tradition and comfort in times of need. One bite of this cake will take you back to your childhood and leave you feeling like you’re wrapped in a warm embrace from a loved one.

I remember the first time I tasted Granny Cake. My grandmother had just passed away, and my mother baked the cake as a way to honor her memory. As I took a bite, I was transported back to my childhood days spent in my grandmother’s kitchen, where she would always be whipping up something delicious. It was as if my grandmother’s love was baked into every bite of the cake. From that day on, Granny Cake has become a staple recipe in our family, and I know it will be in yours too.


1 can crushed pineapples, including juice (20 ounces)
1.5 cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

For the icing:
1/2 cup of unsalted butter
1 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan.

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the crushed pineapples (with the juice) and 1.5 cups of sugar. Mix well until the sugar is dissolved.

3. Add the eggs to the pineapple mixture and beat until well combined.

4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the pineapple mixture, mixing until the batter is smooth and well combined.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading it out evenly.

7. Top with layer of pecans and brown sugar.

8. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

9. While the cake is baking, prepare the icing. In a medium saucepan, melt the unsalted butter over medium heat.

10. Add the evaporated milk and 1/2 cup of sugar to the melted butter. Stirring constantly, bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

11. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract.

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