Pat Duran Recipe

Pineapple Spice Cake

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
9 to 12
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Pat's Story

This cake was so easy to make and it looks great. It's moist and very good with this spicy orange cream cheese frosting.
Amazing what you can come up with things in the pantry.


18 oz
duncan hines signature spice cake mix
1 c
all purpose flour
3 large
20 oz
can crushed pineapple drained,juice reserved -3/4 cup
1/3 c
vegetable oil
3/4 c
pineapple juice, from above
1/2 c
chopped nuts
1/2 c
coconut flakes
8 oz
cream cheese
1 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp
orange jelly

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350^. Spray an 9x13-inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray. Drain crushed pineapple to make 3/4 cup juice. Set aside.
Combine the cake mix, flour,eggs, oil and pineapple juice. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in pineapple, coconut and nuts with a wooden spoon. Pour into prepared pan.Spread evenly.
Bake for 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean and cake is beginning to pull away from sides. Cool completely on wire rack.
Beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar and cinnamon, add enough orange jelly until of spreading consistency, beating well to blend. Spread over cooled cake..cover and refrigerate cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy