Pineapple Holiday Cake

Pineapple Holiday Cake from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Cakes

  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 40 min
  • Ready Time: 120 min
  • Yield: 12 servings


  • Pillsbury™ Baking Spray with Flour


  • 1 package Pillsbury™ Moist Supreme® Yellow Premium Cake Mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice, undrained
  • 3 large eggs


  • 1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding and pie filling
  • 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice, undrained


  • 1/3 cup chopped green and/or red candied cherries
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut, toasted if desired

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray a 13 x 9-inch pan with flour no-stick cooking spray. Line bottom of pan with waxed paper. Lightly spray paper liner with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  • COMBINE cake mix, butter, 1 can crushed pineapple with juice and eggs in large bowl; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • BAKE 30 to 40 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert cake onto wire rack; remove waxed paper. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • PLACE cake carefully on large serving platter or foil-covered cardboard. Combine whipped topping, pudding mix and 1 can crushed pineapple with juice in medium bowl; mix until well blended. Use mixture to frost sides and top of cake.
  • SPRINKLE top of cake with cherries, pecans and coconut. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. Store in refrigerator.

High Altitude (above 3500 ft.):

  • ADD 1/2 cup flour to dry cake mix; add 1/4 cup water with eggs. Bake as directed above.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/12), Calories 470 (Calories from Fat 220), Total Fat 25g (Saturated Fat 16g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 75mg, Sodium 440mg, Total Carbohydrate 58g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 38g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 6%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.