Mix together the batter ingredients at medium speed until well blended. Pour into 13 x 9-inch greased glass pan.
Topping: Layer on the crushed pineapple, walnuts and chocolate chips. Beat the egg whites and sugar together until stiff (meringue). Pour the meringe onto the cake batter that has been layered with pineapple, chocolate chips and walnuts.
Bake at 325 for 50 minutes to 1 hour.
This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. It has not been tested for home use.
Recipe courtesy of Nicki Varma of Wheatfield, NY, for the Holiday Cakes Cook-Off