Hawaiian Pineapple Cake: A Tropical Delight 🍍🍰🌺

Transport your taste buds to the tropics with our Hawaiian Pineapple Cake—a moist and flavorful dessert that captures the essence of the islands. Loaded with the sweetness of pineapple and coconut, this cake is a tropical delight that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re dreaming of a beach getaway or simply craving a taste of paradise, this cake is sure to bring a smile to your face.

Ingredients:

For the Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For Garnish:

  • Shredded coconut
  • Pineapple slices
  • Maraschino cherries

Instructions:

For the Cake:

  1. Preheat Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  1. Mix Dry Ingredients:
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  1. Add Wet Ingredients:
  • Add the eggs, crushed pineapple (with its juice), chopped nuts (if using), and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Stir until well combined.
  1. Pour into Pan:
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading it evenly.
  1. Bake:
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  1. Cool:
  • Allow the cake to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Beat Butter and Cream Cheese:
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the softened butter and cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
  1. Add Powdered Sugar and Vanilla:
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, and continue beating until well combined. Add vanilla extract and beat until fluffy.
  1. Frost the Cake:
  • Once the cake has cooled, spread the cream cheese frosting evenly over the top.

For Garnish:

  1. Shredded Coconut:
  • Sprinkle shredded coconut over the cream cheese frosting.
  1. Pineapple Slices and Cherries:
  • Decorate the cake with pineapple slices and maraschino cherries for a tropical touch.

Serve and Enjoy:

  • Slice and serve the Hawaiian Pineapple Cake, delighting in the tropical flavors and moist texture. Share with friends and family for a taste of paradise.

Our Hawaiian Pineapple Cake will add a tropical flavor to your dessert table. This cake is a tropical delight that’s perfect for any occasion, thanks to the sweetness of pineapple, the richness of coconut, and the creaminess of cream cheese frosting. With each bite, take a bite out of paradise and let the flavors transport you to the Hawaiian islands. 🍍🍰🌺✨

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