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Betty Zazula is asking: (1 answer)
Elvis Presley Cake Calls for 2 cups of sugar ,mixed with 8 oz pineapple and cooked spread on top of cake, sounds like too much sugar-- 2 cups??

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Last updated: May 9, 2013 7:25 am
Posted: May 9, 2013 4:25 am
Answered by: Goodfood
May 9, 2013 5:46 am
Yes, sounds like way too much. I find a lot of older recipes (assuming this one was from perhaps the 1970's) use WAY more things like sugar/butter/salt then are now considered necessary as part of a healthier diet. I typically cut sugar by 1/3 to 1/2 in older recipes and have never had problems.
May 9, 2013 7:25 am
I agree, that is a lot of sugar. Cake mixes tend to be on the sweet side and you also have a sweet cream cheese frosting on this cake. I would cut back on the sugar.
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