Graham cracker cake

If you like Graham crackers, then I think you’ll really enjoy this dessert. Graham cracker cake has been around for a long time; once you make it, you’ll know why. It’s full of flavor and has a fantastic texture. This delicious cake is always a hit when we serve it.

Ingredients Needed for an Old Fashioned Graham Cracker Cake:


White granulated sugar


Evaporated Milk (can use regular milk)

Ground Cinnamon

Vanilla extract

Box of Cinnamon Graham crackers, crushed

Shredded Coconut

Chopped Nuts

Maple Glaze Ingredients:

Brown Sugar



Maple extract

Powdered Sugar

Recipe Notes:

  • We use cinnamon-flavored graham crackers because they are more flavorful, which gives the cake more flavor. You can certainly try it with honey-flavored graham crackers, too.
  • We enjoy this cake with the maple glaze. However, it’s delicious with cream cheese frosting or just whipped cream.

If you like this dessert, you may want to try our cinnamon pecan cobbler. It’s fabulous!

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Graham Cracker Cake

Graham Cracker Cake

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Judy Yeager
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 2 sticks butter or 1 cup softened
  • 1 3/4 cups white granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk can use regular milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 14.4 ounce box of cinnamon graham crackers, crushed (Put in plastic bag and crush with rolling pin)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 cup of chopped nuts of your choice

Maple Glaze:

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup butter or 4 tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


Cake Instructions:

  • Cream butter and sugar with a mixer; add eggs and continue mixing. Add milk, graham crackers and coconut along with vanilla extract using mixer until well blended. Fold in nuts.
  • Pour into sprayed bundt pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes until center is done. Cool for 15 to 20 minutes and remove from pan.

Glaze Instructions:

  • Bring sugar, milk and butter to a boil in a saucepan on top of the stove. Boil for 1 minute stirring constantly. Remove and add maple extract and powdered sugar. Stir. Drizzle over cake.


You can add more milk if glaze gets too thick. Just keep adding until consistency you like.
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