Hawaiian Pineapple Cake: A Tropical Delight 🍍🍰🌺

Transport your taste buds to the sun-soaked beaches of Hawaii with our Hawaiian Pineapple Cake. This tropical delight features a moist and flavorful pineapple-infused cake topped with a luscious cream cheese frosting. Perfect for any occasion or a slice of paradise on a plate, this cake captures the essence of Hawaiian sweetness in every bite.


For the Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For Garnish:

  • 1 cup shredded coconut (toasted, optional)
  • Pineapple slices or wedges
  • Maraschino cherries


For the Cake:

  1. Preheat Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  1. Mix Dry Ingredients:
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  1. Add Wet Ingredients:
  • Add the beaten eggs, crushed pineapple (with its juice), and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Stir until well combined.
  1. Pour into Pan:
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan.
  1. Bake:
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  1. Cool:
  • Allow the cake to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Prepare Frosting:
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the softened cream cheese and butter until smooth and creamy.
  1. Add Sugar and Vanilla:
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar, beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract and continue to beat until the frosting is smooth.


  1. Frost the Cake:
  • Once the cake has cooled, spread the cream cheese frosting evenly over the top.
  1. Optional Toasted Coconut:
  • If desired, sprinkle toasted shredded coconut over the frosting for an extra tropical touch.
  1. Decorate:
  • Garnish the cake with pineapple slices or wedges and maraschino cherries.
  1. Chill (Optional):
  • For a chilled treat, refrigerate the cake for a couple of hours before serving.
  1. Slice and Enjoy:
  • Slice the Hawaiian Pineapple Cake into squares, serve, and enjoy the tropical flavors!

Savor the tropical paradise that is our Hawaiian Pineapple Cake, a decadent combination of creamy cream cheese frosting and moist pineapple-infused cake. This cake adds the sunny flavors of Hawaii to your dessert table, perfect for any occasion or just when you’re craving something tropical. Savor every delicious bite and spread the happiness to loved ones. 🍍🍰🌺✨