"Better Than Sex" cake

Time 2 hours
Yields Serves 12 to 16
"Better Than Sex" cake

Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Spread the coconut on a baking sheet and toast until lightly browned, stirring once or twice, 10 to 12 minutes. Set aside.


Prepare the cake mix and bake in a bundt pan according to package directions. Cool.


Combine the crushed pineapple and sugar in saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat about 3 minutes. Cool slightly.


Prepare the pudding mix according to the package directions. Cool.


Cut the cake in half horizontally Spread half the pineapple mixture on top of the cut bottom half. Top with half of the pudding. Carefully replace the top half of the cake and top it with the remaining pineapple mixture, then the pudding. Pierce holes in the cake with a fork. Chill the cake at least 1 hour.


Just before serving, whip together the whipping cream and powdered sugar and cover the cake with it. Sprinkle the cake with the coconut. If desired, garnish with pineapple slices.

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