Pineapple Coffee Cake

Did you eat too much over Easter? I know I did, but it was sooo worth it. Our family gathering had a delicious collection of pot-luck dishes, including this Pineapple Coffee Cake I decided to try from Better than Burger’s blog.

I loved how tall and moist this coffee cake turned out, and the yummy crumble topping was perfect. I also added a pineapple glaze to drizzle on top. I find with most coffee cakes that they taste even better the next day, after they’ve had time to settle a bit. This cake was no exception and was even more moist and flavorful the next day. What was your favorite Easter dish?

Pineapple Coffee Cake pineapple-cake
Serves: 8         Printable Recipe

4 c. flour
1 c. sugar
2 T. baking powder (yes,  2 TABLEspoons)
2 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
2 egg
2 c. vanilla yogurt
1 c. oil
2 t. vanilla
1 1/2 c. crushed pineapple (well drained) (reserve the juice)

3/4 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
1/2. c. butter
1/2 c. chopped walnuts

Pineapple Glaze:
2 cups powdered sugar
reserved pineapple juice from crushed pineapple

In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl beat the eggs, yogurt, vanilla and oil. Add the wet ingredient to the dry ingredient and mix until blended. Fold in the WELL DRAINED pineapple. Don’t throw out that pineapple juice! Save it for the yummy glaze.  Pour cake batter into a greased 9x13 pan.

Combine flour, sugar and butter. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Add chopped nuts and mix well. Sprinkle evenly over cake batter.

Bake cake at 350 F for 40-45 minutes OR until middle is set and cake is lightly browned. Allow cake to cool for 10 minutes before serving.

For the Glaze: Combine the powdered sugar and enough of the pineapple juice to reach your desired consistency. Drizzle the glaze over the top of the cake. Serve and enjoy!


Belinda @zomppa said...

Er, the simple answer to your question is yes. Though I would have sure saved a corner of my stomach for this!

Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar said...

Mmm this cake sounds so yummy! I love it!

Michael said...

I love that you put pineapple in coffee cake. Delicious idea!
Aimee @ ShugarySweets

Unknown said...

Yes, I have to admit that I ate a bit more than I should have on Sunday. The fact that I didn't have to cook any of it helped. We did have ham and I can just imagine how amazing that coffee cake would taste with a slice for breakfast (or dinner). I like your addition of the pineapple glaze on the top. It's perfect.

Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious said...

Oh my - you've really outdone yourself here. This looks amazing, and a great twist on traditional coffee cake. This is a breakfast I can definitely wake up to :)

Little B said...

Hmmmm, interesting! I will have to give this a try

Louise said...

Do you have a coconut cake recipe? or coconut might be nice added to this one!

Jocelyn said...

The answer is yes, I ate way too much over Easter! This is an awesome coffee that it has pineapple in it!!!

Michelle Day said...


This look Delicious! I would love it if you shared this at my link party (first one ever) Have a great day.


Lauren at Keep It Sweet said...

Oh would love a piece of this! I haven't done any baking with pineapple but this really does sound wonderful.

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