Elvis Presley Sheet Cake

This cake has been imitated many times, always with some small change made. In order to enjoy the cake that Elvis loved so much, you need to follow the recipe that his Mom used when she made it. The cake is economical and super flavorful.

Ingredients:

CAKE

1 box yellow cake mix

1 box vanilla pudding 3-ounce box that’s not sugar-free

4 eggs

1/2 cup oil

1 cup milk

1 can crushed pineapple 16 ounces, undrained

1 cup sugar

FROSTING

1 package cream cheese 8 ounces, softened to room temperature

1/2 cup butter softened to room temperature

3 cups confectioner’s sugar

1/2 cup chopped pecans optional

How To Make Elvis Presley Sheet Cake

Place cake mix, pudding, eggs, oil, and milk in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer for one minute. Scrape down sides and beat again for about two minutes, or until smooth.
1 box yellow cake mix,1 box vanilla pudding,4 eggs,1/2 cup oil,1 cup milk

Pour batter into greased 9×13 baking dish and bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes, or until golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes
out clean.

While the cake is baking, place pineapple and sugar into a medium saucepan on the stovetop. Bring just to a boil over medium-high heat while stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.
1 can crushed pineapple,1 cup sugar

Once the cake is done, remove the dish from the oven and poke holes all over the top with a fork. While the cake is still hot, pour the hot pineapple mixture over the top and spread to cover. Let cool.
For frosting, place the butter and cream cheese in a large mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add confectioner’s sugar gradually, scraping down sides as needed, while beating with an electric mixer. Stir in pecans, if desired.
1 package cream cheese,1/2 cup butter,3 cups confectioner’s sugar,1/2 cup chopped pecans

Drop dollops of the icing onto the top of the cooled cake. Slowly spread the dollops together to cover the cake, being careful not to disturb the pineapple topping. Sprinkle the finished cake with additional pecans, if desired.

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