PINEAPPLE COCONUT LOAF CAKE

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Pineapple coconut loaf cake is so good, you’ll want to make it over and over.

This Pineapple Coconut Loaf Cake makes a great dessert to serve family and friends. If you like pineapple and coconut, you will love this cake. We like the glaze below on the cake because it just adds more pineapple taste. The cake smells great while cooking and you will be ready to sample it when it comes out of the oven. I can eat it for breakfast with a cup of coffee.  You might also like our recipe for this old fashioned fruit cocktail lunchbox cake.

Pineapple coconut loaf ingredients you will need:

butter

sugar

eggs

almond extract (could use vanilla extract)

all-purpose flour

baking powder

milk

crushed pineapple

shredded or flaked coconut

Glaze ingredients needed:

powdered sugar

pineapple juice

vanilla extract, Optional

This easy loaf cake is a very popular recipe and wonderful to enjoy anytime of the year. We do love it in the spring and summer. Wonderful addition to any wedding shower, baby shower, derby party, brunch. etc.

“This is my family’s favorite cake! It’s so easy and beyond flavorful. The pineapple and coconut is so refreshing. I get asked to bring this to every family function. Thank you for another great recipe!” – Kasey 

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4.7 from 13 votes

Pineapple Coconut Loaf

This Pineapple Coconut Loaf is a dessert you'll make over and over again.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pineapple Coconut Loaf
Servings: 1 Loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract could use vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained (save 1/4 cup of the juice)
  • 1 cup shredded or flaked coconut

Glaze for cake:

  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Optional

Instructions

  • Beat together butter, sugar, eggs and almond extract until smooth with mixer. Whisk together flour and baking powder and add to butter mixture along with milk and drained pineapple.
  • Fold in coconut. Spray a 9 x 5 loaf pan with cooking spray. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 60 to 65 minutes until center tests done. Let cool 10 minutes and remove from pan. Add the glaze.

Glaze Instructions

  • Whisk together and drizzle over cooled cake.

Notes

You could just sprinkle this cake with powdered sugar and not use the glaze or you could toast some coconut and sprinkle over the top. You could also add nuts to the recipe.

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