My kids and I love pineapple. I made my cake using the pineapple juice instead of water. I then poked holes in cake and poured a little pineapple juice on the cake. It makes the cake just melt in your mouth! I think everyone that has a love for pineapple should try this at least once. Oh I made the icing as directed with a little extra pineapple. Splendid!!!!!
Our family has been making the exact same cake (same ingredients) but slightly different to accommodate some picky eaters in our family...by that i mean controlling the amount of pineapple we put on cake...we bake cake as directed & let cool. Then we poke holes in cake with fork and pour some or all of pineapple juice over cake, then we add the amount of crushed pineapple we desire (sometimes half can sometimes all)....then we layer the pudding on top (sometimes we use banana instant pudding, tastes great too) and we finish it off by topping it with cool whip! It's yum-oh! lol :)
this recipe brings back memories. I made this so many times, (years ago) that I can't even count them all. It was a family favorite, and especially loved by my 4 kids. Great, great cake.
Very tasty and just the right amount of sweetness. A great summer treat! The frosting definitely steals the show. I made it in a 9X13 dish, but next time would do it in layers to get more of the frosting in the middle of the cake.
A great way to spruce up a boxed cake mix. I could only find 8 oz. crushed pineapple. I couldn't make it the whole 4 hours waiting for the cake to chill. After 1 hour I cut myself a piece and it was yummy! Then I went back and cut myself another one. Let's see... if I end up eating half the cake, I would only be having 1800 calories... maybe I better make the lowfat version like another reviewer did next time. But then again I know I won't because it's too good the way it is!
I used 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce instead of the cooking oil in the cake and used the large package of sugar free pudding mix with fat free cool whip. This cut back the fat and calories and was absolutely delicious!!!
Anita, this is a wonderful recipe. Quick and easy. I brought it to work and the staff loved it. I used Betty Crocker yellow Super Moist cake mix. I made the cake batter as directed on the box but I used pineapple juice instead of water. The cake was moist and so delicious. I made the topping that night and put it in a covered container in the refrigerator overnight. I frosted the cake the next morning before I left for work. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe. I will be making this again and again.
I remembered this cake from my childhood, and when I found it I ran out to get everything to make it that morning! The texture is very enjoyable, the sweetness is just right. I too, drained the pineapple and used the reserved juice in the cake mix. I also toasted some macadamia nuts and sprinkled them on top, adding a wonderful crunch. One word of caution: Make sure you have enough people to help you finish off this cake, or you might be tempted to eat it all yourself!!
If you like pineapple this cake recipe was excellent. Thank you for sharing it.