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Swedish Nut Cake Recipe

Swedish Nut Cake

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"This quick and easy recipe makes a delicious nut and pineapple-filled cake with cream cheese frosting."

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Original recipe makes 1 9x13 inch pan Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, 1/2 cup nuts and baking soda. Add eggs, pineapple and 2 teaspoons vanilla . Beat until smooth and pour into 9x13 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes. Spread icing on hot cake.
  4. For the icing: In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine, cream cheese, 1 teaspoon vanilla and confectioners sugar until light and fluffy. Fold in 1/2 cup nuts. Spread on hot cake.
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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 01, 2008

This is an old, tried and true pineapple cake recipe that's been around for over 30 years--that's how long I've been making it anyway! What's so interesting about this cake is that it has no butter, oil or shortening! It goes by many names, but no matter what you call it it's moist, delicious, pineapple-y and mixes up in no time. I think I like my frosting better tho'...only 1/4 cup butter, which I believe really gives it more of a cream cheese taste, and 2 c. powdered sugar.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 23, 2002

This cake was a great disappointment to me. I had guests and we all agreed that it wasn't worth making again. The only thing that even barely began to save it was the fact that the nuts added a bit of a crunch.I love cooking and take delight in trying out new recipes weekly. This one was definitely a disappointment.


45 Ratings

Sep 19, 2003

I have a recipe that is very similar to this one that I have been making for a long time. So, I was tickled when I came across this one. It took me all of 3 minutes to put together. Just dump everything in one large bowl and mix together. Be sure to keep an eye on this as it tends to bake quickly. If it starts browning to much around the edges before the middle is set, just lay a peice of foil on top until it's done. I didn't use the cream cheese icing because I didn't have any cream cheese. Out of desperation, I found a birthday cake icing on this site and used it. I did find me another 5 star recipe, so everything worked out for the best. Thanks Marie.

Dec 23, 2002

This recipe is really good,however a bit too sweet, next I might reduce in sugar.

Dec 23, 2002

very moist and very good..quick and easy...everyone loved it. i sent it to a lot of friends...jard

Sep 09, 2003

Very moist cake and very easy to make.

Feb 12, 2008

I too have made this cake for over 30 years. It is so moist and yummy. I use black walnuts in my batter and black walnuts in the icing....just gives it a little more kick. I sometimes sprinkle a little coconut on top of the frosting.

Jan 08, 2008

Thank you very much for this recipe. Everyone, including myself, in this family really likes it very much. I've made it quite a few times and will always make it. Thank you for letting me see it.


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  • Calories
  • 256 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 166 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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