Hawaiian Pineapple Poke Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a delicious cake that's a little fancier that the typical poke cakes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare cake according to package directions using oil, eggs and water.
  2. Bake in greased and floured 9X13 pan.
  3. When cool, punch holes in cake with handle of wooden spoon.
  4. Pour pineapple over top of cake.
  5. Combine cream cheese, pudding and milk; beat until smooth and thick enough to spread.
  6. Spread over top of cake.
  7. Top with whipped topping, coconut and nuts.
  8. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Most Helpful

I am making this recipe for the second time in two weeks. It is so delicious and easy to make...I'm not a big fan of baking. I have found that for busy weekends where you're going to two functions, make it in two 8" pans, then you only have to cook once! I did make a few changes though...I don't think it needs the whipped topping and garnishes; it's delectible on its own. Also, I use pineapple in its own juice and just add some brown sugar. It keeps it lightly sweet and moist. Thank you soooo much for this recipe!!!

cheledunn June 27, 2009

I made this for a family dinner. I used a pineapple cake mix and I mixed the pineapple with brown sugar including the juice from the pineapple. I brought home an empty cake pan. This is a very good cake and I thank you for sharing it with us!!

OceanLuvinGranny April 29, 2009

I was worried cuz I didn't hear the buzzer for the oven and the cake over cooked a little. But it became very moist after pushing the liquid into the holes of the cake. I didn't have a can of crushed pineapple. So I took a can of chunk pineapple added the juice and blended. Added brown sugar too it as well. I also toasted the nuts. Light cake!!!

seal angel July 06, 2015

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