Pineapple Coconut Yeast Coffeecake

Pat Duran


This recipe was given to me by my Aunt Martha- but has been tweaked by me as she just goes by feel and this and that directions.


★★★★★ 3 votes

one 8-inch square coffeecake
20 Min
35 Min


  • 3 Tbsp
    margarine or butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    shredded coconut or chopped nuts
  • 1/3 c
    pineapple tidbits
  • 1/3 c
    milk, scalded
  • 1/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    warm water, not hot
  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    flour, sifted

How to Make Pineapple Coconut Yeast Coffeecake


  1. In an 8-inch square baking pan; melt the margarine, spread brown sugar evenly over margarine, then sprinkle coconut and then pineapple tidbits.
    In a saucepan scald the milk and stir in granulated sugar, salt and shorting; set aside to cool to lukewarm.
    Sprinkle the yeast over the warm water and stir until it dissolves.
    Stir into milk mixture and add the egg, vanilla and flour.
    Stir until blended, about 1 minute.
    Turn batter into the baking pan over pineapple.
    Let rise in warm place,until double in bulk, out of draft, for about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
    Bake in 375^ oven for 35 minutes
    Turn out of pan immediately.
    Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream or plain for breakfast.

Printable Recipe Card

About Pineapple Coconut Yeast Coffeecake

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: German
Hashtag: #yeast

Show 8 Comments & Reviews

19 Raspberry Recipes Bursting With Flavor

19 Raspberry Recipes Bursting With Flavor

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We're planting a little seed about what you need to make this week... Try one of these 19 yummy raspberry recipes bursting with flavor!

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes definitely aren't the pits. Here are some of our favorite peach recipes on Just A Pinch - we promise they're delicious!

Make A Special Recipe For Your Loved One This Valentine's Day

Make a Special Recipe for Your Loved One This Valentine's Day

Kitchen Crew

Whether it be a special homemade treat at the holidays or their favorite cake for a birthday, I show the ones I love them through food. It's no different for...