Pineapple Pound Cake

Pineapple Pound Cake

25 Reviews 1 Pic
  • Prep

    30 m
  • Cook

    1 h 30 m
  • Ready In

    2 h
Evelyn Ivy
Recipe by  Evelyn Ivy

“A pound cake made with pineapple and glazed with pineapple sauce. Unlike most cakes, you will not preheat the oven on this one.”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 - 10 inch tube pan



  1. Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Sift together the flour, and baking powder. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, 1 cup butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla. Add the flour mixture alternately with milk; beat well. Stir in the 3/4 cup crushed pineapple.
  3. Pour into 10 inch tube pan. Place in cold oven. Turn oven to 325 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for 90 minutes or until top springs back when touched. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes. Remove carefully from pan.
  4. To make the glaze: In a small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup butter, confectioners sugar and 1 cup crushed pineapple. heat and stir until melted. Pour over cake as soon as it comes out of the pan.

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I give the recipe itself 3 stars, but my version gets 5 stars. I increased the butter in the mix to 3 sticks instead of one. I used butter flavored shortening. Along with the vanilla extract I put a tablespoon of pineapple extract. I increased the sugar to 3 cups instead of 1 1/2 and I used a cup of evarporated milk.



I'm sorry, but I thought this cake was rather dry. It also wasn't very sweet, nor could you taste the pineapple in it very much. The only pineapple you could taste was in the glaze that went on top. I will not make it again.



i took a chance and baked this cake for the first time for a church function for the new year. it was an absolute sensation. the kids devoured it before the adults had even had a chance to taste it. i'll bake it again any day.

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Amount Per Serving (14 total)

  • Calories
  • 500 cal
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 26.3 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs
  • 61.3 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 139 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium
  • 175 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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