The Easiest One Bowl Pineapple Cake

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This is the Easiest One Bowl Pineapple Cake recipe that tastes luscious with the pineapple goodness in each bite. Even though the recipe doesn’t call for any oil or butter, the cake still comes out so moist and dense. The frosting for this cake is made with cream cheese so that its tangy flavor compliments the taste of pineapple even more. Unlike most cake recipes, the frosting for this cake needs to put on while the cake is still warm so that it seeps into the cake to let all the flavors come together. What’s fun about eating this cake are the little chunks of crushed pineapple that you get with each bite. The little bits of chopped pecans also make a delicious addition to the recipe. Not to mention how much it adds to the dense texture of this cake. If you want, you can also add coconut run to this cake to add that liquor flavor or even rum extract will work great. One bowl cake recipes are not fussy and hardly leave a mess. They’re the best option to fall back on those days when you don’t want to do much in the kitchen.

Since the cake gets moister as it sits it tastes even better after a day or two. Make sure you make this cake in advance, so everyone gets to enjoy the true flavors. If you have pineapple at home, you can pulse the fruit slices in a food processor to make it look like the canned crushed pineapple. Don’t throw away the juice rather use it in the cake batter to help he flavors come out even more. Some important tips to keep in mind while making the frosting for this recipe are to avoid overbeating the cream cheese. Once the cream cheese reaches a smooth consistency, do not beat it any further to prevent it from turning runny. To make this recipe a bit wholesomer and cut down the calories, you can you can replace the regular cream cheese with low-fat cream cheese like the Neufchatel cheese. You can use Stevia, cane sugar or honey in the place of refined sugar for the frosting. Other options for cream cheese are Greek yogurt. If you find that Greek yogurt is a bit too thin for the frosting, you can combine half and half of cream cheese and Greek yogurt to make the frosting hold together. The possibilities for creating a healthier version of this recipe are limitless!

Pineapple is such an excellent fruit to add to dessert recipes because it's wonderfully sweet and succulent with natural sugars and full of tropical flavor. Pineapples mainly originated in tropical countries and were first discovered in South America. For the best quality of pineapples, always look for Costa Rica- or Hawaii-grown produce. Did you know besides adding pineapples in desserts, fruit salads and tropical drinks they are also used in making wine? The nutritional value of pineapple comes from the enzymes present in it. It has been proven that these enzymes in pineapples are anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxant, and aid the digestive system. Other important pineapple health benefits are vitamin C and A.

Thank you to Bunny at Bunny’s Warm Oven recipe blog for sharing this Easiest One Bowl Pineapple Cake recipe with us. Do visit Bunny’s blog for more quick dessert recipes that are budget-friendly. You may want to add this wonderful pineapple cake recipe to your list of quick dessert recipes, so you don’t have to scramble for the recipe details the next time you want to make it. Make this pineapple dessert recipe today!

Nutrition Facts of the Easiest Pineapple Cake from Bunny's Warm Oven
Ingredients: All purpose flour, sugar, eggs, baking soda, vanilla, salt, canned crushed pineapple, chopped nuts, butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 20 servings, *Per serving: Calories 300, Calories from Fat 113, Total Fat 12.6g 19%, Saturated Fat 6.0g 30%, Cholesterol 41mg 14%, Sodium 189mg 8%, Potassium 76mg 2%, Carbohydrates 44.5g 15%, Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%, Sugars 23.3g, Protein 4.0g, Vitamin A 6% , Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 2%, Iron 7%

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