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Pineapple Explosion

January 11, 2021Teresa

If you enjoy pineapple, this Pineapple Explosion Cake will knock your socks off. Truly. The cake batter uses only 3 ingredients including a pineapple cake mix and pineapple pie filling. But you get the double whammy with the cream cheese icing. It includes pineapple extract and pineapple tidbits on top (and it’s only 6 ingredients). Yes, you get pineapple 4 delicious ways in this explosion of flavor!

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I made a meal the last week of October for a gal in our neighborhood who underwent hip replacement surgery. She had the other hip worked on a couple of years ago, and this one in October. I actually ended up halving the meal and sharing the other half with some other neighbors of ours that used to live across the street. She had helped me tremendously with our garage sale, so I thought I would bless them with a meal also.

I made up Easy Chicken and Yellow Rice, Green Beans, Pear Salad Halves, Marinated Veggie Salad, some homemade bread and this delectable dessert. I think this was the second or third dessert I’ve given to my neighbors with pineapple as the main ingredient. They loved this recipe enough to want to make it for family when visiting them in early November. 🙂

Pineapple Explosion is a dessert that’s perfect to serve crowds since it makes 48 servings! If you’re a pineapple lover, this is exactly the dessert you want on the table for any company or holiday dinner. 🙂

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Pineapple Explosion will knock your socks off!

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If you enjoy pineapple, this dessert is right up your alley!

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This recipe makes a large sheet cake – up to 48 servings. So it’s the perfect dessert to serve a crowd.

Here’s what I did.

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I used these ingredients for the cake.

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Pour pineapple cake mix into a mixing bowl. Add eggs.

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Stir ingredients to combine.

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Add a can of pineapple pie filling.

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Stir again to combine.

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Spread cake batter into a greased 12×17″ cookie sheet.

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Bake 20-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake completely before adding icing.

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I used these ingredients for the icing.

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Soften cream cheese and butter.

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Mix with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.

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Add pineapple extract and vanilla extract.

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Mix with an electric mixer again until smooth. Add powdered sugar, one cup at a time, mixing after each addition.

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Mix until creamy.

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Spread cream cheese icing over top of cooled cake.

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Drain pineapple and press dry with paper towels. Sprinkle pineapple over top of cream cheese icing. Refrigerate cake for a couple of hours for easier cutting. Refrigerate leftovers.

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Pineapple Explosion is a delicious dessert that’s marvelous for any holiday.

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The cream cheese icing with pineapple extract is spectacular.

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Every bite will have you drooling. No kidding!

Here’s the recipe.

PINEAPPLE EXPLOSION

(My own concoction)

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Pineapple Explosion is a spectacular dessert that your family will love. This cake has quadruple the pineapple flavor since it uses a pineapple cake mix and pineapple pie filling in the cake batter. It also uses pineapple tidbits and pineapple extract in the cream cheese icing, making this a dessert to drool over with every bite. If you enjoy pineapple, this lovely cake is perfect for holidays and company since it serves a crowd.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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CREAM CHEESE ICING:
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
CREAM CHEESE ICING:
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CAKE:
  1. Mix together cake mix and eggs.
  2. Fold in the pie filling.
  3. Spread into a greased 12x17” cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-28 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Cool completely before adding icing.
CREAM CHEESE ICING:
  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, vanilla extract, pineapple extract and butter.
  2. Add powdered sugar a cup at a time, beating after each addition.
  3. Beat until smooth.
  4. Spread over top of cooled cake.
  5. Drain pineapple really well and pat dry gently with paper towels.
  6. Spread pineapple over top of icing.
  7. Refrigerate cake before serving.
Recipe Notes

NOTE: My cook took about 30 minutes to bake completely.

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Nutrition Facts
Pineapple Explosion
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 95mg 4%
Potassium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 17g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Pineapple Explosion is a fantastic dessert to cure your sweet tooth cravings.

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Quadruple the pineapple makes Pineapple Explosion super scrumptious. 🙂

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Wow your family and friends with this luscious cake the next time you have a gathering.

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2 Comments

  • happy wheels

    January 13, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    Great post, thank you for sharing with us!

    1. Teresa

      January 14, 2021 at 7:01 am

      This is a terrific dessert.

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