The Original "Easiest Pineapple Cake"

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@1lovetocook1x

I love one bowl recipes, and this one is no exception.

You spread the cream cheese frosting over it while it’s still hot, so the frosting melts and seeps into the cake, making it a little gooey and dense.

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This cake was very good and moist... we see why you thought it was Blue Ribbon worthy.  We think it's the pineapple that made this so moist! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 101 votes

Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • THERE IS NO BUTTER OR OIL IN THE CAKE, BUT SO AS NOT TO MISLEAD ANYONE, THERE IS BUTTER IN THE FROSTING

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • pinch
    salt
  • 1 - 20 oz
    can of crushed pineapple ( undrained ) in it's own juice - not syrup
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts, optional
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 1/2 c
    butter or 1 stick
  • 1 - 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • coconut
    for garnish - optional

How to Make The Original "Easiest Pineapple Cake"

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    Mix all of the cake ingredients together in a bowl. Pour into a greased 9X13 inch pan and bake at 350 for 35 - 40 minutes (until top is golden brown).
  2. Frosting:

    Beat butter, cream cheese and vanilla together until creamy. Gradually mix in powdered sugar.
  3. Frost cake with cream cheese frosting while still warm. Sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired.
  4. Enjoy!

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About The Original "Easiest Pineapple Cake"

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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