You can freeze the whole cake or pieces of it. Beverly, my willpower is totally nonexistent too I don’t live to eat, I simply enjoy food IMO, it’s not an addiction… if I had to be kept alive by some other means, then I guess I would adjust in time. I did a little taste test and it’s wonderful. Hi Stacey, Replacing the milk with juice would cause a change in texture and possibly even lift. I had to drain the excess juice and move onto a clean plate. *After some reports from readers and lots of testing, I've found that Duncan Hines cake mixes often do not work with this recipe. Put in oven to ... batter. I made this with Duncan Hines butter cake mix and it turned out Beautiful. I care about how it tastes and this looks delicious! Do they make Pineapple Jello? I made this and it is delicious. It is delicious! The first time i made it, I didn’t have pineapple juice so i puréed a can of pineapple chunks and put it through a sieve and ended up with exactly the amount of juice needed for the recipe. It’s the perfect amount for me. What size can did you use. Hey Debbie! Would like to make a pina colada version. Read this recipe, made it using DH Butter Cake mix. Two pieces left and I am ready to bake another one.. Pineapple is my favorite fruit! Seriously, its my favorite cake now. Hi Stacey I made the pineapple juice cake and it came out just like the picture in your site. I did grind up some pineapple chunks and put them in the cake, and added a little vanilla. In a pinch, I’ve used a thin spaghetti noodle for poking holes or testing for doneness of cakes. The mixture will be runny. Sounds good! Preheat the oven to 325°F and grease and flour a 10 to 12-cup Bundt pan. Im making it for Thanksgiving this year. Drizzle the glaze onto the warm cake. This is the homemade cake mix recipe I normally recommend, but I’ve not tested it with this particular recipe. Has anyone tried freezing it? So glad you’ve enjoyed this recipe, Rhonda! I did freeze the loaf and it worked great! I did not bake the pineapple cake yet I’m going to. Our Pastors daughter asked if they could take some home with them. I’ve always been taught to read the entire recipe before doing anything. I made two for the summer already. Pour the warm glaze over the cake while it is still in the cake pan. Cutting will be easier. Thanks for the new fav recipe! Your email address will not be published. Hi Stacey! Is it supposed to be of a liquid consistency instead of a glaze??? We ‘vs done this with the pineapple juice before for the pineapple upside down bundt cake. It has a mild pineapple flavor but oh so moist and oh so delicious!! I will making this Pineapple cake for our son’s birthday next month. It has always worked for me. I personally found it to be too sweet for me, and chose to give it away. If you like pineapple, this cake is definitely something for you! What kind of mix did you use? Plow my driveway- pineapple cake! If I hadn’t read that up front, I would have been saying “OMG what have I done?” HA! My brother is a SERIOUS lemon junkie. Grandma’s Pineapple Cookies are soft, chewy, cake-like pineapple cookies full of pineapple flavor. Because I weigh my ingredients, I knew that I had about 23oz of mix. If your baking and making the glaze at the same time— the glaze will take 15 minutes, but not the half hour that the bake takes. Maybe if instant pudding mix added will be better. I always use canola for baking, and EVOO for cooking. , Beverly and Stacey… you two cracked me up with your comments! I’ve heard several people mention that! Can I use Pam to spray the pan and then flour it. We couldn’t wait to taste it, but to be honest we really didn’t care for it. You may add more pineapple juice as needed. They couldn’t believe how easy it was & tasted so good. Butter Directions: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. and lightly coat the inside of a large bundt baking pan with non-stick baking spray; set aside. I just used a can of juice. i was looking for a way to sugar free this cake, it sounds delious but being diabetic, i have to SF everything. This is perfect for you, then! Oh. Line an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, spray with cooking spray; … I don’t know whether it’s packaged in the 6-ounce size box. He loves this cake. Glad you’ve enjoyed them, Vanessa! That is all I had in my pantry so I picked up a Betty Crocker mix. Evenly pour glaze over the cake. I can’t wait!!!! Seriously, this sounds sooo good! And I have. I would do them about halfway through. I reserved 1/4 cup of the glaze and added powdered sugar to consistency for an icing to drizzle or pipe on when cooled, looks elegant. Thank you for the recipe! 2 1/4 c flour, 1 1/2 c sugar, 3 1/2 tsp baking powder and 1 tsp salt. Just wondering since there is only my husband and I is it possible to freeze 1/2 of the cake for later? Guess what… used a Duncan Hines mix too. Aiways use granulated sugar not flour when you grease the pan. Any suggestions on how to add it? Maybe using that juice would be the best of the two worlds (orange juice and pineapple). The texture is SOOO GOOD! Preheat the oven to 325°F and grease and flour a 10 to 12-cup Bundt pan. I’ve done a similar thing with lemon cake mix and lemon glaze in a 9×13 pan. Pour the warm glaze over the cake while it is still in the cake pan. I really don’t like pineapple in chunks, slices, or crushed even,but have always loved pineapple juice! When I looked at your recipe, it called for a 15 1/2oz box of mix. But here’s the weird thing, I didn’t like the pineapple flavor, yet I COULD NOT STOP EATING the cake!!! Crushed Pineapple Cake – This pineapple cake is an easy poke cake recipe from scratch! Will update how it turns out. want all the best Recipes delivered right to my inbox. . Any suggestions? Mrs Pearl. I’ve had other readers say that they did freeze it, but I’m not sure how well it thaws. I’ve only found the small box. To the person who used the can of crushed pineapple. I’m glad they cake turned out great for you, Nora! The cake is super moist and tastes great but not the prettiest since it was hard to get out of the pan. Yes I buy pineapple Jello all the time. Can’t wait to try the epicurious home made version. Simply Delicious sells an orange juice with pineapple in it. Thanks, Stacey! There’s a lot of contenders out there, but this is the one that I felt covered my needs the best: I used just the dry portion. Thank You for sharing this recipe. Use a skewer or toothpick to poke holes in the cake. So sorry you had trouble! Add pineapple juice and mix thoroughly. Thinking it was a bit “eggy” thinking will cut back to 3 eggs next time so not so dense in the middle. Turned out perfect! I used the full glaze amount. It was super easy and very tasty! I have always used apricot nectar for a budnt cake but this sounds amazing!! What can I say? Stacey Little's Southern Food & Recipe Blog. The cake didn’t rise like all my other cake mix recipe cakes always do. So glad your husband enjoyed the cake! A real favorite around here. I don’t see why not. Yellow? Can I use regular margarine instead of unsalted butter. It is so so moist.. Making it for a friend for her birthday, as I’m typing this. I made this cake for thanksgiving and it was delicious! It wasn’t done so I had to cook another 15 minutes. I REPEAT. It was delicious! Idk why the Duncan Hines worked for me, but it sure did!! I’ve not tried that, so I can’t say for sure. Who makes a new recipe for the very first time without reading through the entire recipe first ?? No. It came out of the pan perfect and looks like a bundt cake should, after it was turned over. Thanks for sharing your method as I know there are several folks who have asked about doing it from scratch and now this will help them with that! It’s very frustrating to have bought all the ingredients and wrong boxed cake. Use an … Do you have a recipe for yellow moist cake? Wrong! How far do I make the holes into the cake? Maybe even like some espresso powder. Thanks! Now everybody in my family loved the cake. That seem like a good plan! Recipe looks great and I will try it when I get the right mix. I made this for the first time for Thanksgiving dinner. I’m not a huge fan of that particular type of pan for this very reason. Love hearing that! I’m so glad that you enjoyed it, Tammy! i have found the 1/2 & 1/2 conf. Do you happen to have the recipe written down or remember it? Whisk in powdered sugar. Unfortunately, I’m not sure this one will hold up to frosting very well. Cover a large baking sheet or roasting pan with foil and insert a roasting rack. I’m so glad it turned out great for you! Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and the cake is just starting to pull away from the sides. Hi this cake looks delicious! The super moist cake is infused with pineapple flavor in the batter and the butter-pineapple glaze that it gets soaked in amps that pineapple flavor up even more! Thanks for the recipe. But I soldiered on. When stored properly, he will last up to four or five days. Thanks for posting this. I have also used Lemon Jello when I made the lemon version and was out of the instant pudding. Or maybe 3/4 C crushed pineapple and 1/4 C juice to ensure enough liquid? Awesome! I love this recipe…made it again yesterday for my son, he wanted this before he leaves for college tomorrow. Great idea! Allow to cool for 15 to 20 more minutes, or until the cake is cool and most of the glaze has been absorbed, then invert the cake onto a serving platter. Michelle. Probably. I’ve actually heard good things about the Great Value cake mixes! sugar, which is also pretty good. That’s correct. That said, salted will work. My mom has been trying to make a moist orange cake for soooo Long and thanks to you she will be able to finally make it! Can’t change it now. Don’t like chemicals. Allow the cake to start to cool in the pan while you make the glaze. Pour the warm glaze over the cake while it is still in the cake pan. My only was I used cooking spray and flour a little too heavy. I use a very similar recipe for my pineapple upside down cake – just without the glaze/soak. My granddaughter & I made this cake a few days ago. My husband likes pineapples. I can’t wait to try the orange one I read about. Hi, I do not have a Bundt cake pan. (Maybe it’s a texture thing?) Also wonder if they’re is a way to put like diced pieces a pineapple throughout the cake as well? Add juice, stirring well. It is infused with pineapple flavor in the batter and the butter-pineapple glaze that it gets soaked in amps that pineapple flavor up even more. This cake has everything I’m looking for, so I’m hoping the pineapple and maraschino cherries on the bottom wouldn’t make the cake too wet. Thank you in advance! Preheat the oven to 350°F. It seemed like it wasn’t rising so I turned it up to 350. I’d made it in a 9×13 inch cake pan instead of a bundt pan, and didn’t put the whole 3/4 c of juice in the glaze. Awesome! It accumulated in the center hole area of the bundt cake. My late aunt used to make a cake almost identical to this. I baked this cake Saturday and decorated it with pineapple chunks and cherries on toothpicks and put them around the cake for a little get together that evening on our patio. It was a hit for sure!!! I think I’d add it to the soak/glaze. So glad it turned out great for you!! BROWNIE POINTS FOR MOTHER’S DAY!!!0. I just thought I should tell you, Stacey, that I blame my inability to lose weight on you! We really enjoyed it and I’ve made it several more times for family, friends and church homecoming. We are really enjoying this cake!! This was one fantastic cake “Pineapple Juice Cake”, it was a little too sweet for me…BUT…my Husband thought it was great. Can I use fresh pineapple instead of canned? I made this cake and it is absolutely delicious!! Preheat oven to 325°F. Hi, For the glaze I added a couple of tablespoons of coconut cream and I also used granulated sugar instead of powdered in the glaze which gives it a little crunchy texture along the edges. It’s super moist and I’m afraid the frosting will just drip right off. I made this cake for Christmas dinner. Super moist without being soggy like Tres Leche cake can be. Make the pineapple glaze Mix the reserved crushed pineapple and juice with icing sugar (powdered sugar / confectioner’s sugar) in a microwave-safe bowl. Maybe next time, I’ll just add syrup to the butter and omit the powdered sugar? . That’s what I have used for years . Use a skewer or toothpick to poke holes in the cake. It’s for a 6 year old’s birthday, so she cares about the way the cake looks. You can certainly use the glaze/soak on a regular pound cake. My husband and I sneaked a little pinch from underneath. I just made this cake. Batter was very thin but baked well. Look at you being a rebel and making it work!!! Thank you for the delicious simple recipes you provide. b I’ll have to find the one make with orange juice since I apparently missed it when it was posted. It worked great! I didn’t see the star rating the first time. Perhaps! i already use Pillsbury SF yellow cake mix which is really good. I also made the corn bread pudding and that to was fantastic. Thanks for taking the time to come back and let me know. Thx for sharing. I will be able to measure out 15 1/2 oz of yellow cake mix any time I need it. So glad y’all have enjoyed it!! Set aside. Anyway, the cake turned out beautifully, but was extremely sweet. To make the pineapple glaze, warm pineapple juice in a microwave-safe dish for 15-20 seconds or until warm. I’m guessing I can just sub milk for the juice in the cake but what would you suggest I sub for the juice in the glaze? I haven’t baked in awhile but couldn’t resist this recipe. Cook over medium-low heat until the butter has melted, stirring frequently. Reserved pineapple juice *Spoon & Sweep method: Use a spoon to fill measuring cup with flour until required amount is obtained. This is amazing!! It was Unfortunately the other available cake mixes don’t taste good in cakes I don’t know why. I’m So glad y’all enjoyed it, Virginia! Just made this for the first time. Both times!! 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