A southern favorite! This jazzed up boxed cake mix is filled with pantry staples. Preacher Cake was a classic cake made when the preacher cake to visit.
There’s nothing like a moist, flavorful spice cake, especially when it uses pantry staples like a cake mix, pineapple, coconut and pecans.
This comforting cake is perfect for picnics, potlucks and hosting visitors in your home.
Why you’ll love this cake:
easy cake mix recipe
spice cake flavor
sweet pineapple and coconut
melt in your mouth coconut frosting
Why is it called preacher cake?
Do you remember days when preachers used to visit on a weekly basis? This cake is a southern classic that is the ultimate in comfort food. It’s easy for the host to make and perfect for serving to the preacher when he stops by…or to other guests.
Heat the oven to 350º Fahrenheit. Spray a 9×13 baking pan with cooking spray.
In the bowl of a stand mixer (or you can use a hand mixer), add the butter, cake mix, pineapple (with juice), coconut and eggs. Beat well until blended, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.
Stir in the chopped pecans.
Pour the cake batter into the prepared pan.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the center of the cake springs back when you touch it (or a toothpick comes out clean).
Allow the cake to cool.
To make the frosting, beat the cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar together until well blended and smooth.
Spread the frosting on the cooled cake.
Sprinkle with pecans.
Store in an airtight container.
The calories shown are based on the cake being cut into 15 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of cake. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information.**