Betty's Pineapple Cake


A delicious, simple pineapple cake with a yummy cooked frosting. Product freezes well. Let thaw at room temperature and enjoy.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs
16 servings



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups crushed pineapple, undrained

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • cup vegetable oil

  • 3 egg whites

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • cup white sugar

  • cup evaporated milk

  • 9 tablespoons margarine

  • 3 egg yolks, beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix flour, pineapple, 1 1/2 cups white sugar, oil, egg whites, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl; pour into a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes.

  4. Heat 2/3 cup sugar, evaporated milk, and margarine together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir 1/2 cup sugar mixture into egg yolks until egg yolks are warmed. Stir egg yolk mixture back into saucepan with sugar mixture; bring to a boil and cook, stirring often, until reduced and thickened, at least 7 minutes. Pour hot mixture over cake. Set cake aside to cool until set, at least 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

302 Calories
12g Fat
45g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 302
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 287mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 106mg 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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