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Monday, April 29, 2013

Pineapple Pound Cake

Knowing that Pound cake is one of my favorite home made cakes, I discovered a recipe by Served up with Love.  I truly get inspired by the blogs I follow.

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Last week I gave you a sneak peak on my facebook fan page.

Pineapple Pound Cake 


1 can crushed pineapple 
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
6 eggs
1/4 cup milk
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract


Cream shortening, butter and sugar together
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one
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Sift flour and baking powder together 
Add flour mixture to cream mixture alternating with milk
Add vanilla
Add 3/4 can crushed pineapple, undrained
Mix well for 4 minutes
Pour into greased tube pan
Place in cold oven
Turn oven to 325°
Bake for 1 1/2 hours
Remove from pan after a few short minutes

Pineapple Topping


1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cup confectioner sugar
1 cup crushed pineapple, drained


Melt butter on cook top
Add drained pineapple
Pour over cake while still hot
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  1. One of my favorite cakes is pineapple upside down cake. My mom would make it for us all the time when we were little so it kind of has a nostalgic flavor for me. This looks fantastic :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

  2. I love pineapple upside down cake too! Have you seen the ones that are individually made in the cupcake pans? I am going to do that one day!

  3. Looks amazing...thanks so much for letting me know you made it and properly linking back to me. I love this cake and I wanted to make it this past weekend but didnt get around to it....Now I am really longing for it after seeing your yummy pictures. Thanks so much!