Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a great cake. No frosting needed. The topping is the extra special treat; the boys loved this one.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl beat the butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar; beat until fluffy. Add eggs, beat until smooth.
  4. Alternately add flour mixture and reserved pineapple juice to egg mixtgure, beating at low speed after each addition, just until combined. Fold in pinapple.
  5. Spread batter in a greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan or dish. In a small bowl combine brown sugar, pecans, and coconut. Sprinkle over batter; bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven about 35 minutes or until center is firm.


Most Helpful

Yummy...thank you so much for sharing your excellent recipe, this recipe makes a soft, tender, moist cake, with a crunchy sweet, crumbling topping. My dh's eyes fell out of his head when he first saw this wonderful cake. This cake is even better the next day. The cake is a little firmer and the pineapple flavor is deeper. I omitted the pecans because of dhs allergies. Made for Whats on the Menu tag game.

Baby Kato January 25, 2016

I didn't have any coconut or pecans on hand, but I made it anyway. It was still really good, even without the extra toppings.

Sheri S. June 30, 2014

I've made this cake twice now. It is very moist and tastes wonderful. I find that it does take a bit longer (10 to 15 minutes) to cook in the center, but it is lovely and well worth your time.

Chris Reynolds August 22, 2013

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