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When your sweet tooth is calling you and you can’t decide what it is you want, try making this Moist Pineapple Cake. The flavor is refreshing, sweet, and truly tasty. This moist cake makes your mouth water by the smell alone, and then when you take a bite, it is unbelievable. The joy of making this cake is when you begin to smell the aroma when it is in the oven.

Waiting is not on your agenda, but you know you must let it bake.

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That first bite is Heaven on your tongue. The flavor jumps out and surprises you. The cake has a combination of sweet and tangy together, which is not easy to find in many desserts.

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The cake is super moist, really easy to make and your friends are going to think that you bought the cake, and did not make it yourself.

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So what are you waiting for? Get baking!

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Why should I try this recipe?

The cake is super moist, super flavorful, and easy to make. The crushed pineapple helps to make the cake moist and keep it fluffy. Everyone is going to love this cake!

Are there any secrets to keep the cake moist?

The crushed pineapple does help with the fluffiness and the moistness. Other secrets to a moist cake include Buttermilk, applesauce or sour cream.

What makes this cake so fluffy?

The baking soda is one ingredient that helps the cake become fluffy. When it reacts to other ingredients in the cake, it produces a carbon dioxide that makes the cake airy and fluffy.

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Ingredients:

For the cake:

  • Pineapple
  • All-purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Eggs
  • Baking soda

For the icing:

  • Cream cheese softened
  • Butter softened
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Milk

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Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Cake steps:

Step 1. In a mixing bowl, add 1 can of crushed pineapple.

In a mixing bowl, add 1 can of crushed pineapple.

Step 2. Then add two eggs.

Then add two eggs.

Step 3. Add 2 cups of all-purpose flour.

Add 2 cups of all-purpose flour.

Step 4. Add 1 ½ cup sugar.

Add 1 ½ cup sugar.

Step 5. Add 2 tsp baking soda.

Add 2 tsp baking soda.

Step 6. Beat together the ingredients until well combined.

Step 7. Pour the batter into a well-greased 9×13 baking dish.

Pour the batter into a well-greased 9x13 baking dish.

Step 8. Bake for 30-35 minutes until browned and cooked through.

Step 9. Let the cake cool for 15 minutes.

Icing steps:

Step 1. In a mixing bowl, add 8oz cream cheese softened and 1 stick of butter.

In a mixing bowl, add 8oz cream cheese softened and 1 stick of butter.

Step 2. Then add 2 cups of powdered sugar.

Then add 2 cups of powdered sugar.

Step 3. Then add 2 tsp Vanilla extract.

Then add 2 tsp Vanilla extract.

Step 4. Finally, add 2 tbsp of milk.

 Finally, add 2 tbsp of milk.

Step 5. Mix together the ingredients until smooth and creamy.

Step 6. Spread the icing over the warm cake and let cool before serving.

Spread the icing over the warm cake and let cool before serving.

Enjoy!

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Moist Pineapple Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 12
When your sweet tooth is calling you and you can’t decide what it is you want, try making this Moist Pineapple Cake. The flavor is refreshing, sweet and truly tasty. This moist cake makes your mouth water by the smell alone, and then when you take a bite, it is unbelievable. The joy of making this cake is when you begin to smell the aroma when it is in the oven. Waiting is not on your agenda, but you know you must let it bake.
4.10 from 41 votes

Ingredients 

For the cake:

  • 1 Can of crushed pineapple undrained
  • 2 C. All purpose flour
  • 1 ½ C. Sugar
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2 tsp. Baking soda

For the icing:

  • 8 oz. Cream cheese softened
  • 1 Stick of butter softened
  • 2 C. Powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. Milk

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Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the ingredients for the cake until well combined.
  • Pour the batter into a well-greased 9×13 baking dish.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes until browned and cooked through.
  • Let the cake cool for 15 minutes.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the icing until smooth and creamy.
  • Spread the icing over the warm cake and let cool before serving.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 344mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 48g
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Does this cake need to be kept refrigerated?

With a cream cheese frosting, the cake does need to be kept in the refrigerator. It should be covered tightly or wrapped in plastic. It can remain stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 or 5 days.

Can this cake be made in advance?

Certainly! You can prepare and bake the cake in advance. Cool it completely and cover it. Place the cake in the refrigerator for up to 3 days before adding the frosting to the cake.

Can I place this cake in the freezer?

The cake can be made completely and frosted. Cover it tightly and place it in the freezer for up to 3 months. Just be aware that the frosting may become liquid during the thawing process.

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