Pineapple Pound Cake


A pound cake made with pineapple and glazed with pineapple sauce. Unlike most cakes, you will not preheat the oven on this one.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
1 to 10 - inch tube pan


  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 ¾ cups white sugar

  • 6 eggs

  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ cup crushed pineapple with juice

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained


  1. Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Sift together the flour, and baking powder. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, 1 cup butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla. Add the flour mixture alternately with milk; beat well. Stir in the 3/4 cup crushed pineapple.

  3. Pour into 10 inch tube pan. Place in cold oven. Turn oven to 325 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for 90 minutes or until top springs back when touched. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes. Remove carefully from pan.

  4. To make the glaze: In a small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup butter, confectioners sugar and 1 cup crushed pineapple. heat and stir until melted. Pour over cake as soon as it comes out of the pan.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

500 Calories
26g Fat
61g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 500
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 175mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 40g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 109mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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