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Elvis Presley Cake

Elvis Presley Cake also know as Jailhouse Rock Cake is a family favorite. So simple and easy to make.

Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10 servings
Author Rob


  • White cake mix
  • 8 oz can crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 oz pkg Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup. butter softened
  • 3 cups. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups crushed pecans


  1. Bake a white cake according to package directions.
  2. Cool and poke holes in it.
  3. In a pan boil crushed pineapple with juice and 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 tsp vanilla extract for a few minutes. Then pour over cool cake.

  4. In large bowl mix cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar.
  5. Add vanilla and 2 cups crushed pecans, mix good and put on cake.
  6. Add 1 cup crushed pecans on top.
  7. Let cake set overnight for best flavor or at least 6 hours. Refrigerate cake if making overnight or any leftovers.

Recipe Notes

Prepare cake at least 6 hours or overnight for best results.