Pineapple-Nut Pound Cake

"I found this recipe on the box of cake mix years ago. It was one of those recipes that you are always finding on a slip of paper, or you find that coconut wrapper with a recipe on it? Come on, you do it too! This is really good! Something about coconut and pineapple! I used a yellow cake, but you could easily go with a white cake; you may have to use a little lemon extract."
photo by Seasoned Cook photo by Seasoned Cook
photo by Seasoned Cook
photo by Seasoned Cook photo by Seasoned Cook
Ready In:




  • Heat oven to 350°.
  • Grease and flour 12-cup bundt cake pan.
  • Mix coconut, nuts and margarine or butter; sprinkle in pan.
  • Drain pineapple thoroughly, reserving syrup.
  • Add enough water to syrup to measure 1 1/4 cups.
  • Beat cake mix (dry), oil, pineapple liquid and eggs in large mixer bowl on low speed, scraping bowl constantly, until moistened.
  • Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl frequently, 2 minutes.
  • Pour batter into pan.
  • Spoon pineapple evenly over batter.
  • Bake until cake springs back when toughed lightly in center, 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Cool 10 minutes; invert on wire rack or heatproof serving plate.
  • Remove pan; cool completely.

Questions & Replies

Got a question? Share it with the community!


  1. Very good! I omitted nuts as I didn't have any but this cake was still very good. Nice and moist too. An excellent recipe! Thanks for sharing.
  2. Delicious cake!! Light and fluffy with almonds and coconut on top. The recipe said to put the pineapple on the bottom of the cake, but instead I added it to the topping after placing the almonds and coconut in the pan. I sprinkled the pineapple on to the coconut. Very flavorful! Prepared as a participant in the March 2008 Aus/NZ Swap #14 Event. Thanks Fluffster for sharing this recipe!


I would like to welcome you to my recipes. I have been with since 10/05. My beloved husband, Tom, passed away 3 years ago. My world stopped. It's taken me all this time to find my way back to life without him. I have been so blessed to have found my second, once in a lifetime. I've met an amazing man who is so good to me. We moved from Las Vegas, Nevada to Bullhead City, Az. in February, and we love it here. I have worked at Bally's and Paris hotel.casinos, in Las Vegas. I have seen some very famous entertainers, including Liza Minnelli, Penn and Teller, Ray Liotta, Dr. J (Julius Erving), Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara Marx. and many, many more. Cooking is my passion, and I am slowly, but surely beginning to venture into the world of baking. To me, cooking is so much easier because baking is so much more exact. I love to make Italian and Mexican food the best, followed by Chinese and last, but by far the least, good old American food! How can you beat chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy?? I love to find several recipes and put my own spin on them and create a new recipe.
View Full Profile

Find More Recipes