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September 23, 2013

Gooey Coconut, Pineapple Butter Cake

 Gooey Coconut Pineapple Butter Cake ~ Gooey, moist, delicious Tropical cake ~ No need for icing ! #PineappleCake #ButterCake

Made from a cake mix !  This cake consists of two parts really, the cake on the bottom and the gooey filling/topping on top. But somehow, it forms one delicious taste treat.

I almost could not believe how simple this recipe is. Therefore, I did not expect the final outcome to be so amazing ... soooo gooey, sweet with a slight sour taste of the pineapple.

There is no need for icing or anything like that. After tasting how sweet this cake was, I decided to serve it with only a drizzle of not-too-sweet thin Custard.

And should you have any leftovers -  the longer it stands .... the better it gets !

GOOEY COCONUT, PINEAPPLE BUTTER CAKE

12 Servings

1 Box Vanilla Cake Mix    {or similar}
1 Extra-Large Egg
1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, melted


250g Cream Cheese, plain, softened
2 Extra-Large Eggs
1 t Vanilla
5 cups Icing Sugar
1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, melted
1 cup Coconut
1 can (440g) Crushed Pineapple
  1. ) Pre-heat the oven to 180 deg C (350 deg F) - spray a 20 x 30cm oven dish with cooking spray.
  2. ) Combine the Cake Mix, 1 Egg and 1/2 cup melted Butter {it will look a bit dry} - press into the bottom of the prepared oven dish.
  3. ) Beat the Cream Cheese until smooth - add the Eggs one-by-one followed by the Vanilla, whilst beating all the time. Add the Icing Sugar {also cup-by-cup} to the Cream Cheese mixture - beat until well combined - slowly add the melted Butter and Coconut.
  4. ) Fold in the Pineapple - pour filling/topping over the cake mixture in the prepared oven dish - bake for 45 - 55 minutes.
  5. ) The cake is ready when browned - a tester should come out a little sticky - that's fine.
Remove from the oven and let cool completely in the oven dish before cutting into squares.

9 comments:

  1. Sounds delicious and easy to make. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Linda, this cake looks so yummy! Cakes with sweet pudding like centers are so delicious! Deb@ Kneaded Creations

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  3. I need cake tonight send me some wont you! I hate bakery cakes and this looks so good

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  4. Let's make a deal...you send me some of this gooey cake and I'll send you some candy corn!!

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  5. Oh my goodness, this looks amazing. Thanks for sharing.
    Blessings,
    Patti

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  6. Linda, can I just say - yum? It might be 6:00 am here but I want a piece now! :) Thanks so much for joining us and sharing at Best of the Weekend! Pinning! Have a happy day and a wonderful weekend!

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  7. Wow! This looks good! I've never heard of Coconut Pineapple Butter Cake but it sounds like a winner. I normally make the usual cakes and I think it's time to try something new.

    Sharon
    Make It Or Fix It Yourself

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  8. Hi Linda,
    That cake looks awesome! Hope you are having a fantastic weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

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  9. Looks so yummy and easy! Stopping by from pin me :)

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