Because this recipe makes 2 coffee cakes, you could freeze one for later. They also make great gifts! From Southern Living Magazine.
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- 2 (20 ounce) cans crushed pineapple
- 1/2 cup margarine or 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 (3 1/2 ounce) can sweetened flaked coconut
- 1 1/4 cups chopped pecans, toasted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/4 cup additional sweetened flaked coconut
- 1Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons of juice, set pineapple and reserved juice aside.
- 2Beat butter at a medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add granulated sugar and brown sugar, beating well.
- 3Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
- 4Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture, beating well.
- 5Stir in 1 1/2 cups drained pineapple, 3 1/2 oz can coconut, 1 cup pecans, and vanilla.
- 6Spoon batter into 2 greased and floured 8-inch cake pans.
- 7Bake at 350°F for 35-40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- 8Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes.
- 9Stir together powdered sugar, remaining pineapple, reserved juice, remaining chopped pecans, and 1/4 cup coconut.
- 10Spread evenly over cakes. Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat for 3-4 minutes, or until lightly browned and bubbly.
- 11Cool completely in pans on wire racks.
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Nutritional Facts for Pineapple Coconut Coffee Cake
Serving Size: 1 (162 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 16
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 430.1
- Calories from Fat 138
- Total Fat 15.4 g
- Saturated Fat 4.1 g
- Cholesterol 26.4 mg
- Sodium 239.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 71.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
- Sugars 54.4 g
- Protein 4.1 g