Easy Pineapple Cake

Easy Pineapple Cake


This practically perfect pineapple cake is loaded with pineapple flavour, it is incredibly moist and topped with a delicious pineapple fluffy frosting.


  • 4 ounce unsalted butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 20 ounce crushed pineapple

Cream cheese frosting

  • 4 ounce unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 ounce cream cheese softened
  • 4-6 cups powdered (icing)sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/325°F. Spray a 13 by 9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Sieve crushed pineapple from juice and reserve juice.
  3. Using a hand mixer cream together butter and sugar mixture until it’s fluffy and starting to look white, about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the eggs, a one at a time,beating the mixture well between each one and adding a tablespoon of the flour with the last egg to prevent the batter from curdling.
  5. Mix in flour ,baking soda, nutmeg, lemon zest, and vanilla extract into the batter,–until fully absorbed by the mixture. You may add some pineapple juice.
  6. Next Stir in crushed pineapple. Stir well until everything is fully combined.
  7. Add more pineapple juice , scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl.
  8. Pour batter into prepared baking dish and spread into an even layer.
  9. Bake at 325 until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean, 30 – 35 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely before frosting .

Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Whisk cream cheese, butter and vanilla until creamy. You may use a mixer, if desired.
  2. Gradually sieve in powdered sugar, mix as you go along until smooth.
  3. Frost cake , top with fresh pineapple, if desired