Pineapple Cake Recipes

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Enjoy the tropical taste of pineapple baked into a cake. This page contains pineapple cake recipes.


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This is a very easy cake to make and even easier to eat. Make it ahead of time, and refrigerate for a day or overnight to allow flavors to combine and be at their very best. Cool and delicious treat for hot summer days.


  • 1 box white cake mix (for 2-layer cake)
  • 1 15-20 oz can crushed pineapple (juice packed), do not drain
  • 1 box vanilla pudding (4 serving size)
  • 1 carton Cool Whip (12-16 oz size)


Bake cake as directed. Remove from oven. Cool 5 minutes. Cover with pineapple (juice and all).

Make vanilla pudding as directed. Carefully spread over pineapple. Cover pineapple with Cool Whip (as much as you like) Keep refrigerated. It keeps perfectly for several days.


Servings: 10-12
Prep Time: 10-15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 35-40 (plus refrigeration time) Minutes

Source: This recipe is from an old Church Cookbook

By Keeper from NC

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Not only is this scrumptious, it is also simple to make, looks tempting, serves a big group and can be made ahead. It gets better the longer it sits.



Prepare cake mix according to directions on box using a 9x15 inch pan. Remove the cake from the oven when it is through baking.

Use end of the handle of a wooden spoon to poke holes in 10 or 12 places in the cake. Pour the can of crushed pineapple with its juice over the cake.


After the cake has cooled to room temperature, spread the whipped topping over the cake, swirling and mounding for effect.

You can also sprinkle toasted coconut over the top if desired.

Servings: 12-16
Time:15 Minutes Preparation Time
Approx. 40 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: My mother-in-law is almost to the point of not being able to cook, but she falls back on this recipe frequently because of how easy it is to prepare.

By Sandy from Elon, NC

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This is a yummy yellow cake made with mandarin orange. The frosting is made out of vanilla pudding, and canned pineapple mixed with thawed whipped topping.

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Very moist and delicious! Prepare cake in 13x9 inch baking pan and bake according to package directions.

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I like this cake. It is moist, and pineapple tastes so good cooked!

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January 10, 2005

Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Make a well in the center - add eggs, pineapple, nuts, oil, vanilla, and bananas.

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September 16, 2008

Mix ingredients well until fluffy. Put in 9x13 inch pan. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F. Poke with tooth pick to make sure cake is done.

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This is a really easy recipe.

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I got this recipe close to 30 years ago from a teenager in the church we attended and have used it time and again. Since most of the ingredients are in the pantry, it's one you can pull out when you need a quick dessert.


An added bonus is there is minimal cleanup.

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May 2, 2005

Mix all cake ingredients. Bake at 350 degrees. Cool. Combine frosting ingredients and spread over cake. Refrigerate.

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April 30, 2005

Put all ingredients in bowl and beat with mixer. Frost cake.

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October 18, 2004

This cake tastes great and quickly disappears!

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June 25, 2016
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