Fruity Tooty
  • Cooking Time: 80 minutes
  • Servings: 6 servings
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • ½ cup Tropical Food’s Banana Split® Snack Mix
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 3 fresh pineapple slices
  • 3 maraschino cherries
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream per serving
  • Caramel sauce for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat a 9x2-inch round cake pan with cooking spray and line the bottom with parchment paper.
  3. Melt 2 tbsp. of butter in a sauté pan and stir in the brown sugar until melted. Spread over the parchment paper.
  4. Arrange pineapple slices in a single layer, and then place cherries between each slice and in the center.
  5. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Using a mixer beat in the remaining 6 tbsp. of butter until the mixture looks sandy. Beat in the milk, vanilla extract, and eggs on medium for 1 minute. Spread the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes.
  8. Run a knife around the edge of the cake to release from the pan and invert the cake onto a large plate.
  9. Remove the pan and parchment paper and let cool completely.
  10. Serve with 1 scoop of ice cream, drizzle of caramel sauce and Tropical Food’s Banana Split®.
On October 9th, 2012, Tropical Foods had its Flavors of the Fall Recipe Contest with the culinary students at the Charlotte Campus of Johnson & Wales University. This recipe, Fruity Tooty, was created by Michael Daniel.