Thick layers of pound cake or angel food cake are filled with rich pineapple cream for this easy pineapple cake. Only five ingredients and ten minutes!
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4 from 5 votes

Easy Pineapple Cake

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 10
Author: Mirlandra Neuneker


  • 1 can crushed pineapple 20oz (do not drain)
  • 1 carton thawed cool whip 8oz
  • 1 box instant vanilla pudding 4 serving size (3.4oz)
  • 1 pound cake 16oz or angel food cake if desired
  • 1/3 cup amaretto liquor
  • Garnish as desired with slices of pineapple toasted almonds or maraschino cherries


  • In a medium bowl combine the pineapple with all of the juice, the pudding and the cool whip. Stir with a spoon until well mixed. Let the mixture stand for five minutes.
  • Cut cake into three layers and brush with amaretto.
  • Divide the filling between the layers of cake and on the top to create three layers of filling.
  • Garnish as desire and refrigerate until ready to serve.