Do Nothing Cake (from scratch)

As you can see in the title, it’s a do nothing cake! This recipe is so easy to prepare, a kid can do it! And the result is just amazing! Check this out.

Have you ever had a Do Nothing Cake? I have, and it was delicious! The Do Nothing Cake from scratch recipe has been lost over time, but it wasn’t until recently that I decided to search the web and see if anyone else had this recipe that I so enjoyed. Anyone know of the cake?

I get asked a lot about my Do Nothing Cake recipe. For those of you who are following the From Scratch Recipe for Making Life Easier, I know how important it is to have trusted recipes you know and love. So I decided to share here in-depth how to make this delicious cake from scratch!

Do Nothing Cake (from scratch)

I am going to show you how to make the best cake of your life, using the recipe that I followed correctly. Yes, absolutely correctly. The only changes I made were changing the pan size and switching to a 13x9 square pan


For the cake:

  • 2 cups of sugar.
  • 2 cups of flour.
  • 2 eggs.
  • 1 tsp of baking soda.
  • 1 tsp of vanilla.
  • 16 ounces of undrained crushed pineapple.

For the icing:

  • ½ cup of butter.
  • 1 cup of sugar.
  • ¾ cup of evaporated milk.
  • 1 cup of coconut.
  • 1 cup of nuts.
  • 1 tsp of vanilla.


  • In a bowl, mix the sugar, flour, eggs, baking soda, vanilla and pineapple until well blended using a spoon.
  • In a 13×9 cake pan, pour the batter and bake for 35 to 40 minutes in a preheated oven to 350°.
  • To make the icing, mix together the butter, sugar and evaporated milk and cook for 5 minutes over medium heat to thicken a little.
  • Turn off the heat and add in the coconut, nuts and vanilla then ice the cake while it’s still hot.
  • Bonne Appétit!
  • Easy, peasy and yummy! This cake is to good to be true! How can something so simple and easy be so sweet and delicious? You should definitely try this one yourselves, you will love it.


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