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Pineapple Cake

Pineapple Cake
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake, pineapple cake
Servings: 8
Calories: 496kcal
Author: Heather


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 3.4 oz vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 20 oz can crushed pineapple, drained and reserve juice
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, eggs and oil. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. 
  • Stir in drained, crushed pineapple. 
  • Spray 9x13 pan with non-stick spray. Pour and spread batter in the pan. 
  • Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. 
  • Cool the cake for at least 15 minutes. 
  • In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and reserved pineapple juice until combined. Drizzle over the cake. 


If there is not enough pineapple juice from the drained crushed pineapples, you can use extra pineapple juice or even a splash of mix the thin up the icing. 


Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 514mg | Potassium: 90mg | Sugar: 58g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 1.8mg