Better Than Brad Pitt Cake

Better Than Brad Pitt Cake


"Quick and easy! Great for potlucks! Better than Brad Pitt? I'll have to think about that!"


servings 302 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 302 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.3g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 376 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Prepare yellow cake as directed, using a 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake until done, and remove from oven. Poke holes in the top of the cake using a fork.
  2. In a saucepan, combine pineapple with juices and sugar. Cook over medium heat until syrup thickens. Pour over top of warm cake, and cool.
  3. In another bowl, beat milk with pudding. Spread over the pineapple mixture.
  4. Beat whipping cream until soft peaks form, and then beat in confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Spread whipped cream over pudding. Sprinkle toasted coconut over the top of the cake. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
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  1. 59 Ratings


I made this cake for a girls' weekend at the lake. Everyone enjoyed it, but I don't know if it's actually better than Brad Pitt! Couple of changes would make it better. Using whipped topping ...

Tasty and easy, and a nice change from the various "Chocolate Suicide" desserts served everywhere. Be warned, however, that it is *extremely* sweet. I'd suggest small servings. I'm wondering if ...

I made this for a summer cook out. It was well received by all and several people commented on how it was a light, perfect summer dessert. I added chopped pecans on top, along with the toasted...

My family loved this recipe. I did not change a thing. It was a little too much for the family of 5, so next time I am making it for our potluck at church!

This cake is our new family favorite. We have had it on several occasions.I haven't "had" Brad Pitt, but this cake really rocks! For a variation replace the crushed pineapple with peaches. we ca...

AWESOME cake. I really enjoyed this, even though it is really rich and decadent...i only changed the cake from yellow to butter because thats what i had, and i used one instant vanilla with one...

Very delicious! Just make sure your pan is deep enough to hold it all.

O my gosh is all I can say!

Our whole office loves your cake!