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square piece of "the best cake recipe" with homemade cream cheese icing

The Best Cake Recipe

Are you looking for an old-fashioned homemade cake recipe with delicious cream cheese icing?  Well, I found the perfect handwritten card to share.  It literally is entitled The Best Cake Recipe.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword The Best Cake Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 15 people
Calories 373kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life



  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts optional
  • 20 ounce can crushed pineapple and juice in heavy syrup


  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 stick butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup walnuts to sprinkle on top optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Mix all ingredients until well blended.  Bake in oblong 9x13 pan for 30 - 35 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Once the cake is cool, mix together the icing ingredients and spread on cake.  Sprinkle with walnuts if desired.


Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 348IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg