Pineapple Mojo Cake

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jun 14th
  • Ready In45m
  • Servings10
  • Calories359
I could not find a good upside down pineapple cake so I made this up. This cake is so moist it needs no icing. It's great, especially for breakfast!

Pineapple Mojo Cake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pineapple Mojo Cake for 10 servings:

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, juice reserved
  • 1/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Pineapple Mojo Cake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In45m

To cook Pineapple Mojo Cake, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pineapple Mojo Cake is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Pineapple Mojo Cake within 45 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Pineapple Mojo Cake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 8 inch round cake pans.
  2. 2 Prepare cake mix according to package directions, replacing the water with reserved pineapple juice. In a bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir in the pineapple and nuts.
  3. 3 Divide the pineapple mixture evenly between the prepared pans, then cover each pineapple layer with the cake mix batter.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool cakes for 5 minutes, then turn one layer out onto a plate scraping off any pineapple that may be stuck. Next, invert second cake layer onto the first so there is pineapple in the middle and on top of the cake. May be served warm with whipped cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 359 calories; 14.5 grams of fat; 55.6 grams of carbohydrates; 3.3 grams of protein; 13 milligrams of cholesterol; 376 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 30th 2011

    I have been craving pineapple cake for a while. I pretty much kept to the recipe, except i used pecans instead of walnuts. Also,I was short on pineapple juice so I added a touch of light rum ...

  2. Feb 24th 2008

    My family enjoyed this cake and it was sooo simple to make. I made it exactly as directed except I added water to the pineapple juice to make 1 1/3 cups. It also took alot longer to bake t ...

  3. Sep 3rd 2007

    I used pecans instead of walnuts and pineapple cake mix...using 1 cup buttermilk, 4 eggs, and 1/4 cup canola oil (that makes cake mixes taste more home-made). I put the pineapple (whick was ...

  4. May 18th 2005

    Very moist. I used a bundt pan & used a 15oz can of pineapple. Next time I'm going to try 1 tsp of cinnamon because we couldn't taste it.

  5. Jun 26th 2003

    I made this for my boyfriend's birthday and he loved it! I left out the walnuts and added more pineapple and brown sugar to the upside down layer and it turned out delicious, the cinnamon a ...

  6. Jan 9th 2003

    Scrumptous!!! I fixed this as a sheet cake for lack of round cake pans of the correct dimensions. It was extremely moist & delicious. My husband & I finished the entire cake in le ...

  7. Apr 10th 2002

    Everyone loved this in my house. My 18 month old wanted "More!". I didn't have a yellow cake mix so I used lemon. I also was out of crushed pineapple so I made the brown sugar mix, spread ...

  8. Nov 24th 2001

    I made this cake for my husbands birthday and he and our guests loved this cake. They even asked me to make it again. It was delicious and easy to make.

  9. Sep 23rd 2001

    This is the best pineapple cake ever! I can't tell you how many I made and handed out as gifts. To "kick it up a notch" I added orange marmalade to the cake batter. It gives it a zing.