Pineapple Angel Food Cake With Variations

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a very moist cake. It is good with all the variations, too!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box angel food cake mix
  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice


  1. Mix the angel food cake and the pineapple (or desired flavor ingredients) together and mix by hand until blended.
  2. Pour into a greased 9" x 13".
  3. Bake at 350° for 35 - 40 minute.
  4. Variations:.
  5. Lemon- 1 cup plus 3 T water, 2 T lemon juice and 2 t grated lemon peel.
  6. Orange Citrus - 1 C water,1/4 C orange juice and 2 t grated orange rind.
  7. Cherry - 1 can (20 oz.) lite cherry pie filling.
  8. Black Cherry - add 1/2 C cocoa to cherry version.
  9. Cotton Candy - 1 small pkg. (3 oz.) any flavor sugar free gelatin and 1 1/4 C water.
  10. Margarita - 1 C plus 2 T water, 2 T fresh lime juice and 1 1/2 t grated lime rind.
  11. Pina Colada - add 1 T coconut extract (and 1 T rum extract if desired)to pineapple
  12. version.
  13. Pumpkin - 1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin, 3/4 C water, 1 T vanilla and 1 T pumpkin pie spice (or spices for spice cake -- below).
  14. Spice - 1 1/4 C water, 1 1/2 t cinnamon, 1/2 t ginger, 1/2 t nutmeg and 1/4 t ground cloves.
Most Helpful

5 5

I love angel food cake and this recipe makes it a breeze to make. Loved the variations too.

4 5

Really good. Made it tonight, as a quick cake for my husbands birthday. His favorite cake is Pineapple Upside, and this was very similar to it, but MUCH easier. I used a bundt pan, but it didn't want to release from the pan... But that was ok, we just scooped it out and ate it warm. It was very tasty. I will definitely make it again!

5 5

Great and easy recipe! For topping I put instant vanilla pudding with a little reserved pineapple juice in it and then added cool whip on top of that! Thanks for posting!