Piña Colada Cake

All the flavors in the popular tropical drink come together in a dreamy frosted cake.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1/2
cup water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
2
teaspoons rum extract
1
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped white frosting
1/4
cup flaked coconut, toasted
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease and lightly flour bottoms and sides of two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans or bottom only of 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, pineapple, water, oil, eggs and 1 teaspoon of the rum extract with electric mixer on low speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally (do not overbeat). Pour into pan(s).
  • 3 Bake as directed on box. For rounds, cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pans to loosen cakes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Cool 13x9 in pan.
  • 4 Stir remaining 1 teaspoon rum extract into frosting. Place 1 cake layer, rounded side down, on serving plate. Spread with 1/3 cup frosting. Top with second layer, rounded side up. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting; sprinkle with toasted coconut. For 13x9, frost top of cake with frosting; sprinkle with toasted coconut. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

To toast coconut, heat oven to 350°F. Bake in ungreased pan 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
36g
36%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.