Pineapple Coconut Cake Recipe

Pineapple Coconut Cake Recipe

How To Make Pineapple Coconut Cake

Delight in some sweet tropical flavors with this pineapple coconut cake. It’s baked with bananas and pecans, then finished with lime frosting.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 28 minutes
Total: 43 minutes



  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • 1lime
  • tspbaking soda
  • tspbaking powder
  • ½cupflaked sweetened coconut
  • ½cuppecans,chopped
  • cupbananas,(2 small), mashed
  • 1cupcrushed pineapple,undrained
  • 2eggs
  • ¼cupoil
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • cupbrown sugar,packed

For Lime Frosting:

  • 4ozcream cheese,softened
  • 2ozbutter,softened
  • 2cupspowdered sugar
  • 1lime,zested and juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×9-inch pan.

  2. Using a zester, zest the green skin from the lime.

  3. In a small bowl combine flour, lime zest, baking soda, baking powder, coconut, pecans, and a pinch of salt.

  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together bananas, pineapple, eggs, white sugar, brown sugar, oil, and 1 teaspoon of lime juice.

  5. Combine the wet and dry ingredients just until combined (do not overmix). Pour into prepared pan and bake for 28 for 32 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.

  6. With the mixer on medium-low, cream together cream cheese and butter. Add in lime zest and 1 teaspoon lime juice.

  7. Mix in powdered sugar a bit at a time until incorporated. Beat on medium until fluffy.

  8. Spread over cooled snack caked and cut into 12 bars.


  • Calories: 379.68kcal
  • Fat: 16.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.10g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.71g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.60g
  • Fiber: 2.09g
  • Sugar: 35.62g
  • Protein: 4.44g
  • Cholesterol: 47.21mg
  • Sodium: 217.29mg
  • Calcium: 65.90mg
  • Potassium: 152.21mg
  • Iron: 1.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 79.51µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.06mg
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