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Paradise Cake

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If there’s one cake to try in Los Angeles, it’s the King’s Hawaiian Paradise Cake. This cake is light and delicious and shockingly pretty when cut. King’s Hawaiian Bakery is oddly enough, no longer in Hawaii – but the Bakery as well as the main plant for their delicious sweet bread (Baked french toast, anyone?) is located in Torrance. This cake is popular for birthday parties and celebrations, and I’ve definitely eaten my fair share at family gatherings.

The layers are a light chiffon – the green is lime, the yellow is liliko’i (also known as passionfruit), and the pink is guava. Now the flavors sound strong, but far from it – they are light as air, and also topped with a whipped cream.It’s um…quite easy to eat a huge piece by yourself. Just sayin’.

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The Kid’s birthday is coming up so I signed up and got a postcard for FREE MEAL for his birthday month. Score one for my wallet. Along with his meal came some singing as well as a heavenly piece of this here Paradise Cake.

I wanted to eat it all myself but it wasn’t MY birthday. The Kid ever so reluctantly shared his cake with all of us. The Baby really took advantage of his bite. Yikes. Guess I’ll just have to go back and get an entire cake just for ME…

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Paradise Cake

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26 Responses to “Paradise Cake”

  1. Kate says:

    This may be the prettiest cake I’ve ever seen! I’ve only tried pandan chiffon cake before, I’d love a recipe for other flavours!

  2. Caroline says:

    whoa, never knew King’s Hawaiian has a bakery that sells cakes (I thought they only sold Hawaiian bread). That cake looks awesome and I love chiffon cakes. Thanks for the heads up.

  3. I asked my friend recently what her “coma” food was…what food I should hold in front of her to bring her out of a coma (you know, be prepared just in case). She was all about chocolate, but I want you to know it is THIS CAKE for me. – m

  4. Julie says:

    Yum…I’d love a piece of that for my birthday :)

  5. chey1013 says:

    They have a Cheesecake version too!

  6. pam says:

    I came across your paradise cake and it looks so good. I am having a luau party for my son’s birthday and this cake would be perfect for the party. Would you share this recipe with me?
    Thank you
    Pam

  7. Carlos says:

    I would love to also have this recipe, would love to try it out myself.

    thanks,
    Carlos

  8. Shelly says:

    Where do we get the recipe? This cake looks delicious!

  9. Rachel says:

    Wow, this looks delicious. Judging by the pics, the kids look like they could eat the cake all by themselves! Would be great if you could share the recipe for this :) thankyou!

  10. Karon says:

    I have this cake every time I go to LA and make a side trip. It is delicous ..I wanted to showcase it on my tv show in Chicago. You can also see the show, Outspoken with Karon, at Ustream.tv. It is on health, safety, dining, legal, travel etc. Auntclaus@yahoo.com

  11. This cake looks amazing!! Do you share the recipe? Ican’t seem to find it anywhere.

  12. Been trying to have this kind of cake recipe,would you please be kind to share it with us,thank you

  13. Rokhani says:

    Yeah this cake looks yummy!would be nice if u
    could share this recipe with me.pls pls pls.thank u

  14. June Tanaka says:

    How can I make the Paradise cake in the one tube pan without separation because I don’t want to make any filling. I want to make the 3 flavors and colors in one 10″ tube pan. Is it possible? JST

  15. justJENN says:

    @June
    You will get some overlap where the colors will run together. It’d be better to make separate cakes and slice and stack them.

  16. Kandie0731 says:

    I used to love in LA area and never knew about this cake or restaurant. I also would love to have the recipe. Would you please share it with me? Thank you!

  17. Nina says:

    Could you email me the recipe please? I would love to try this cake…I am so bummed I was just out in CA I would have loved to visited this bakery and tried the cake!

  18. Margarett says:

    I just found your website from a google link. I have been trying to duplicate the paradise cake for years. I would be overjoyed if you would share the recipe with me. I couldn’t find the actual recipe on your site. Thanks

  19. hana says:

    I’m dying to have this recipe to make for my family and friends. Will you please send me a copy or direct me to where I can duplicate it.

  20. Mrs. Kreide says:

    Hello! I was excited to find your site as I have been searching for this recipe for years. My father passed away in 2009 after having a stroke at age 56. I have been missing him terribly and this is the cake that we would have at all of our special events. I love to bake and have yet to find a good recipe for this cake – I have improvised but I still seem to be missing something. Is there some place where I can get the recipe? I appreciate your time! Happy Baking To You!

  21. Lyn Bakes says:

    Would you pass along your recipe? I used to live in Carson and would always buy the Paradise Cake from Kings Hawaiian but now live in Texas and would love to make the cake for my family, you know, for memories. Thanks a bunch!

  22. Shirley says:

    PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, send me the recipe. Mahalo!

  23. Agnes says:

    Lovely cake. Could u pls send me the recipe? Thanks.

  24. suzy says:

    I love to bake for my family,this cake looks so gd,can u pls send me the recipe,thanks

  25. Yadi says:

    Can you please e-mail me your recipe to the paradise cake

  26. Nicole Heath says:

    Hello Jenn. I make cakes and pastries for a living. Can you please send me the paradise cake recipe??? I am longing to try it. Thanks in advance. Would love to hear from you.

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