Recipe for Aloha Bundt Cake


    Aloha Bundt Cake

    3 cups all-purpose flour
    2 cups granulated sugar
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon cinnamon
    1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
    3 eggs, beaten
    1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple (with juice)
    12 maraschino cherries, drained and halved
    4 bananas, chopped into about 1/4-inch pieces
    1 cup chopped pecans

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a Bundt pan.

    Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt: stir in oil and eggs. Add remaining ingredients and pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool completely before frosting.

    Cream Cheese Frosting
    8 ounces softened cream cheese
    1/4 cup softened butter
    1 pound confectioners' sugar
    1/2 cup coconut
    1/2 cup chopped pecans
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    A few teaspoons of milk to thin

    Combine all ingredients, thinning with milk a teaspoon at a time to desired spreading consistency and frost cake.