Preacher Cake

Sharing is caring!

This delectable treat is known for its moist texture, tropical twist, and creamy frosting. Whether you’re a baking enthusiast or a beginner in the kitchen, Preacher Cake is a delightful recipe to try. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide to making Preacher Cake, share some helpful tips, and even explore some exciting variations to suit your taste preferences.

Can I reduce the sugar in the recipe?

Absolutely! If you find the cake too sweet, you can reduce the sugar quantity to 1-1½ cups.

Are there any alternatives to the cream cheese frosting?

If you prefer a lighter option, you can skip the cream cheese frosting and dust the cake with powdered sugar instead.

Can I use different types of nuts?

Yes, you can use your preferred nuts or a combination of different nuts to add a delightful crunch to the cake.

Can I add other fruits to the cake batter?

Certainly! Feel free to experiment with other fruits like dried cranberries, raisins, currants, mixed dried fruit, or fresh blueberries.

Preacher Cake is cherished for its easy-to-follow recipe, requiring basic pantry staples. Let’s take a look at the ingredients and directions to create this heavenly dessert:

Preacher Cake

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 2 c sugar may cut the sugar to 1 cup – 1 1/2 cups as it is very sweet
  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 c nuts – walnuts or any that you prefer
  • 1 can s 20 ounces crushed pineapple – undrained (i use pineapple in it’s own juice)


  • 1 pkg 8 ounce cream cheese – softened
  • 1 3/4 c powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c butter or margarine
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c nuts – walnuts or any that you prefer
  • 2 tsp vanilla


  • 1 CAKE: Combine dry ingredients; add remaining ingredients and mix by hand.
  • 2 Bake in a 9 x 13 prepared pan at 350 degrees for approximately 30-45 minutes. Do not over bake or it will be rubbery, but still delicious ?
  • 3 FROSTING: Mix well and spread on cake in pan. Enjoy!
  • * If you would like to save calories, instead of using the frosting, just sprinkle top of cake with a bit of powdered sugar and enjoy!
  • * There is NO milk, butter, or oil in the cake.
  • * You may add other fruits or coconut if you like: some suggestions are: dried cranberries, raisins, currants, tub of mixed dried fruit, and even fresh blueberries.
  • * I suggest that you may cut the sugar to 1 cup as it is very sweet. I often cut the sugar in recipes.

Tips and Variations

  • Adjusting sweetness: The original recipe calls for 2 cups of sugar, but if you prefer a less sweet cake, you can reduce it to 1-1½ cups. Feel free to experiment with the sugar quantity to suit your taste.
  • Exploring fruity variations: Preacher Cake can be customized with additional fruits or coconut. You can try adding dried cranberries, raisins, currants, a tub of mixed dried fruit, or even fresh blueberries to enhance the flavors and textures.
Food Riddles Challenge
How to Brine a Turkey
Ingenious Kool Aid Hacks
No Fridge necessities
Things You Should Never Put In The Microwave
Women stylish haircut

Sharing is caring!

Scroll to Top