Pineapple Cake Recipe

A delicious and moist pineapple cake that’s perfect for any occasion. This tropical delight is easy to make and sure to impress your family and friends.


  • For the Cake:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple with juice (do not drain)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
  • For the Frosting:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup crushed pineapple, drained well


  1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Grease and flour a 9×13 inch baking pan.
  1. Prepare the Cake Batter:
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs, then add the vegetable oil and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  • Fold in the crushed pineapple (with juice) and nuts (if using).
  1. Bake the Cake:
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
  1. Prepare the Frosting:
  • In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth and creamy.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract and drained crushed pineapple until well combined.
  1. Frost the Cake:
  • Once the cake has cooled, spread the frosting evenly over the top.
  • Optionally, you can garnish with additional chopped nuts or pineapple pieces.
  1. Serve:
  • Slice and serve your delicious pineapple cake.
  • Store any leftovers in the refrigerator.

Enjoy your homemade pineapple cake!

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