Millionaire’s Cake

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  • Published Aug 15th
  • Ready In1h 30m
  • Servings24
  • Calories241
This cake is more of a layered torte, than a frosted cake. It is kept in the refrigerator and is very delicious. I have been making this cake for many years and recently made it for my nephew's 24th birthday. It is his favorite.

Millionaire’s Cake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Millionaire’s Cake for 24 servings:

  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (3.5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Millionaire’s Cake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 30m

To cook Millionaire’s Cake, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Millionaire’s Cake is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Millionaire’s Cake within 1 hour 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Millionaire’s Cake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x13 inch pan.
  2. 2 Drain pineapple. Put pineapple in a clean layered cheesecloth and wring out remaining juice. If pineapple is not well drained, it will make the filling runny.
  3. 3 Mix and bake cake according to package instructions. Pour 1/2 of the batter into the prepared pan. Discard or find another use for the remaining half of the batter.
  4. 4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 minutes or until done. Let cake cool in pan on a wire rack.
  5. 5 Beat softened cream cheese until fluffy. Slowly add milk, combining thoroughly. Add instant pudding and beat until thick. Pudding mixture will thicken when refrigerated. When cake is cool and pudding mixture is thickened you can assemble the cake. Spread pudding mixture on top of the cooled cake. Sprinkle drained pineapple over pudding. Carefully spread thawed frozen whipped topping over all. Sprinkle chopped walnuts over all. Refrigerate. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 241 calories; 12.9 grams of fat; 29.4 grams of carbohydrates; 3.3 grams of protein; 12 milligrams of cholesterol; 240 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 8th 2011

    Very tasty and simple to make.

  2. Oct 4th 2010

    Excellent recipe. I wish I had followed it to the "T" tho - I tweaked it a tad going by what I thought would make it better for me. Added a little extra batter (not too much) and only had ...

  3. Feb 15th 2010

    This was a really good doctored cake mix recipe. I made 2 9 inch cakes. I omitted the walnuts. I used the drained pineapple juice as water in my cake mix for added flavor. It was a ...

  4. Jan 5th 2010

    Great cake! So yummy. I made this cake on a cold January day, and the cake made me feel like I was on a sunny, warm, beach somewhere. I changed the cake up by using pineapple cake mix ins ...

  5. Oct 18th 2009

    This recipe is awesome! I've been making it for years! You can sub any flavor pudding and any fruit and its great too. For example, I've used chocolate pudding and bananas and its a whole ...

  6. Apr 17th 2006

    I would have given it 3 stars but my company loved it and had seconds. I think the problem for me is that it wasnt sweet enough. When i indulge in dessert i like to go for all the calories a ...

  7. Jan 22nd 2006

    I have been looking for a recipe like this for a long time...made this cake last night, and it is almost gone already! My dad snuck into the kitchen at 3 am and had a piece! Only thing I d ...

  8. Mar 11th 2003

    Fabulous! Delicious! Easy! What more could you want in a dessert?

  9. Jan 27th 2003

    I usually make this in a 9x13 pan. Jiffy cake mix is the perfect size for this recipe. I've never tried putting nuts on top. Good idea.