Sweet, spicy and very moist. And the flavor becomes even better if the cake is baked and frosted the day before serving. The batter is easily mixed by hand, but you will need an electric mixer for the frosting. Notes: *Ceylon cinnamon is smoother and sweeter than ordinary supermarket cinnamon. If you can’t find it, and must use regular ground cinnamon, reduce the amount to 1 teaspoon. **Mash 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks with a potato masher until finely crushed; you will have about ¾ cup crushed pineapple.