Pineapple Crumb Cake

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c flour
1/2 c packed light brown sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 c butter, softened
1/2 c chopped hazelnuts
1 box lemon cake mix (18.25 oz)
20 oz can crushed pineapple with juice - reserve 4 tsps juice for icing
3 eggs
1/3 c vegetable oil
4 tsp water
1 c powdered sugar

The Cook

Jo Dee Recipe
Full Flavored
Turnersville, NJ (pop. 117,740)
TiredMom
Member Since Aug 2011
Jo's notes for this recipe:
My son requested a pineapple cake for his birthday and with a sick younger child in the house I had to use what I had on hand (or risk sending the husband to the store with a list :-). While I love to bake from scratch, I also love the ease and versatility of boxed cake mixes.
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Directions

1
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour 9x13 inch pan.
2
Crumb topping - Stir flour, brown sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl until blended. Cut in butter with a fork until crumbly. Gently stir in hazelnuts. Set aside.
3
In a large bowl, add cake mix, pineapple with juices (minus the 4 tsps reserved), eggs, oil and water. Blend on low speed until moist, then beat on medium speed for two minutes.
4
Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle crumb topping over batter in an even layer. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
5
Icing - When cake is completely cool, stir reserved pineapple juice into powdered sugar in a small bowl until smooth.You may need to add a few tsps of water. Just add a little at a time so the icing isn't too thin. Drizzle over cake.
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user Jean Campbell gwashington1961 - Apr 22, 2012
Wow! What an interesting pantry you keep stocked. This is a delicious sounding recipe. I'm setting it aside, to bake on my next 'baking day'.

Thank you for posting this recipe! LOL :-)
user Jo Dee TiredMom - Apr 22, 2012
You are very welcome! I hope you enjoy it. I always go down the baking aisle when I grocery shop even if I don't need anything. If I see a good sale price on something I try to pick it up. I never know when the urge to bake will come on!
user Jo Dee TiredMom - Apr 22, 2012
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo

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