Pineapple-Chip Cake

This cake was made by my Bubby Mallay every year for Hanukkah.
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1/4 lb. (1 stick) butter

1 cup sugar

3 egg yolks

2 cups sifted flour

2 tsp. sifted baking powder

Pinch of salt

1 cup pineapple juice


19 oz. can of crushed pineapple

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1/2 cup of semisweet chocolate chips

3 egg whites

1/2 cup of sugar


  1. Mix together the batter ingredients at medium speed until well blended. Pour into 13 x 9-inch greased glass pan.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake at 325 for 50 minutes to 1 hour.