Do Nothing Tornado Cake

by 247tasty

Have you ever been so satisfied with your life? This recipe I am sharing with you today is the most satisfying I have eaten in the past 3 months. It has become my favorite of all the cakes out there! I don’t mean to be biassed but this might be the best cake there is! You don’t believe me? Give it a try and you’ll be surprised by the complexity of flavors that are present in it. Aside from the basic ingredients, there are only 10 easy steps that you need to follow to achieve perfection! I hope you love it!


For the Cake

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
20oz can crushed pineapple

For the Topping

1/2 cup salted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup sweetened coconut flakes

How to make Tornado Cake

Step 1: Ready the oven and preheat to 350 degrees.

Step 2: Spread butter in a 9×13-inch baking pan.

Step 3: Combine sugar, baking soda, flour, crushed pineapple, vanilla, and eggs in a large mixing bowl. Stir until well-mixed.

Step 4: Transfer the mixture into the greased baking pan.

Step 5: Place the baking pan inside the preheated oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until the color turns color brown.

Step 6: Remove the pan from the oven.

Step 7: Pinch multiple holes on the cake using any handle of a wooden spoon or spatula.

Step 8: Place a medium saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to medium. Add in the butter, vanilla, sugar, and evaporated milk then bring to a boil.

Step 9: Add in the coconut and pecans then reduce the heat to medium-low heat. Cook for another 5 minutes while stirring continuously.

Step 10: Spread the mixture on top of the cake. Slice to your preference. Serve and enjoy!

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