Zucchini Pineapple Coconut Cake By Noreen

Nor M.


I have a very old recipe from Aunt Blanche that I changed up. I added Pineapple, raisins and used less butter. I tweaked it by adding other ingredients. I also decided to add a tasty pineapple coconut frosting as well . I guess that means i changed most of the recipe. Lol.
This cake is sweet moist and decadent. It is equally delicious just dusted with powdered sugar. Easy way to cut calories. The Pineapple coconut frosting really puts it over the top. Enjoy all!

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10 Min
40 Min


2 c
sifted flour
1 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
packed light brown sugar
1/2 c
melted butter
1 tsp
vanilla extract
20 ounce can pineapple slices divided
3/4 c
2 c
loose packed shredded zucchini squash.
1 c
flaked coconut
1 c
chopped walnuts


4-6 c
powdered sugar
1 c
softened butter
1/3 c
remaining pineapple you for processed for cake. drain pineapple again.
1-2 Tbsp
pineapple juice
1/2 c
toasted flaked coconut


1Grease 9x13 inch pan. Preheat oven to 350 degree's
2Sift flour, soda, salt , cinnamon and baking powder in to a large bowl. Stir together.
3Add sugars, eggs, and melted butter. Beat together on low speed.
4Drain pineapple reserving the juice. Place pineapple in food processor and pulse until Pineaple is not quite pureed. You want it to resemble crushed pineapple.
5Add half the pineapple to a cup. Add in enough pineaple juice to make 1 cup. Add to batter. Save other half for frosting. Add in vanilla. Beat on low speed to combine.
6Add the Zucchini, raisins, nuts and coconut. Stir to combine. Pour in to prepared pan and bake at 350 degree's for 40-45 or until pick comes clean. Cool completely.
7Make frosting optional. Cake is also great unfrosted dusted with powdered sugar.

Beat butter until smooth. Add in 4 cups of powdeted sugar. Beat just until combined. Add in pineapple and toasted coconut. If mixture is Stiff add a couple of tablespoons of the remaining pineapple juice from cake. If to thin. Mix in more powdered sugar. It depends how wet pineapple was.
Ready to frost cake. Keep refrigerated.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids