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Taste the tropics with these pineapple desserts! Pineapple is perfect in cheesecake, cookies, or make that Pineapple Upside Down Cake as a cupcake! We've got the pineapple dessert recipes you want.

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By Onolicious

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (42 Votes)
Pineapple Upside Down Cake from Roy's Hawaiian 1 Picture
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Servings 18
Preparation time 75
Cooking time 90

  • SAUCE:
  • 7 ounces butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 5 1/2 ounces dark brown sugar, about 3/4 cup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 pound cake flour, about 4 cups
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 7 ounces milk
  • 2 pounds fresh pineapple, diced small
  • 1 1/4 pounds butter
  • 1 pound brown sugar, about 2 1/4 cups

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Pineapple Pine Nut delight! A basic cake is topped with buttercream, white chocolate ganache and caramelized pinea...

  • PINE NUT SPONGE CAKE:
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for greasing
  • 1 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted
  • 1/3 cup cake flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 eggs, separated, plus 4 yolks
  • CANDIED PINE NUTS:
  • 1 cup pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • BUTTERCREAM:
  • 11 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoons Zirbenz (Austrian stone pine liqueur)
  • 1 cup plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • WHITE CHOCOLATE GANACHE:
  • 14 ounces white chocolate (at least 20% cocoa butter), finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup minced dehydrated pineapple
  • Pinch Maldon flake sea salt, to taste
  • CARAMELIZED PINEAPPLE AND SYRUP:
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 ripe pineapple, cored and sliced 1/4" thick
  • 3 tablespoons limoncello
4.3/5 (4 Votes)

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Buttery, brown sugary, tangy, and VERY tasty, this classic cake — with its moist, flavorful topping of pineapple ...

  • TOPPING:
  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple rings, well drained, juice reserved
  • 1/2 cup (8-tablespoons) cold unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice, reserved from rings
  • Maraschino cherries
  • CAKE:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached Self-Rising Flour
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice, reserved from rings
4.4/5 (14 Votes)

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In large bowl, pour boiling water over gelatin; stir about 2 minutes or until gelatin is completely dissolved

  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 box (4-serving size) sugar-free lemon-flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 package (8 oz) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 container (8 oz) fat-free sour cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
4.6/5 (42 Votes)

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A delicious one bowl pineapple cake topped with a cream cheese frosting while it’s still hot

  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple (undrained ) in it’s own juice – not syrup
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • 1/2 cup butter, 1 stick
  • 1 (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
4.6/5 (32 Votes)

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Pineapple pecan cake with a cream cheese frosting is a simple dessert with a whollop of a most delicious taste

  • CAKE:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • ICING:
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
4.4/5 (281 Votes)

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  • WHIPPED TOPPING:
  • 1 (18 1/4-ounce) box pudding yellow cake mix
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 (3 1/2-ounce) box instant vanilla pudding; (small)
  • 1 (6-ounce) package Cool Whip whipped topping
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple
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Cake mix makes this recipe super easy! Each cupcake is adorned with a slice of pineapple and maraschino cherry half

  • 1 can (20 ounce) sliced pineapple, drained, juice reserved
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 12 maraschino cherries, cut in half
4.6/5 (71 Votes)

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Pineapple Scones are the best way to start the day! These are so delicious and smell so good while in the oven

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, chilled
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 orange, zested
4.5/5 (54 Votes)

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If you pine for pineapple, this recipe is for you and makes up quickly and easily

  • 9 Rhodes Texas™ Rolls, or 16 Rhodes™ Dinner rolls
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup flour
4.6/5 (40 Votes)

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This sweet Hawaiian Millionaire Pie is sure to be a hit at home or a pot luck

  • 2 ready-made graham cracker crusts
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (16-ounce) large container Cool Whip
  • 1 large can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 (8-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, chopped & drained
  • 1 can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
4.5/5 (45 Votes)

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Pineapple and maraschino cherries help form the delicious topping on this pineapple upside down cake

  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 can pineapple rings in 100% juice (reserve the juice)
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries
  • 1 box yellow or pineapple cake mix
  • 1 4-serving box instant vanilla pudding
  • 3 eggs
  • Vegetable oil
  • Milk
4.8/5 (18 Votes)

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This is a great strawberry cake dessert for a dinner party that will impress everyone but simple enough to enjoy an...

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 (6-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 large can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen strawberries
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 (16-ounce) carton Cool Whip
4.4/5 (45 Votes)

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Refreshing Pineapple No Bake Cheesecake

  • CRUST:
  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar (see note below)
  • 12 ounces fresh pineapple, pureed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tub (8 ounce) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • GARNISH:
  • Whipped topping, optional
  • Fresh pineapple, optional
4.6/5 (20 Votes)

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Have a tropical dessert that lasts all week with this piña colada monkey bread! Coconut milk and pineapple make it...

  • 1/2 cup (1-stick) butter
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons coconut milk, divided
  • 2 (16.3-ounce) cans Pillsbury Grands refrigerated biscuits
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 (20-ounce) can canned crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup dried pineapple, chopped
4.6/5 (19 Votes)

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