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Pineapple cake with coconut shavings

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Cake, sweet
Servings 12 slices



  • 250 g butter room warm
  • 250 g sugar white or raw sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 g coconut shavings
  • 50 g ground hazelnuts
  • 1 dl pineapple juice ev. the juice from the can
  • 200 g pineapple chopped ev. from the can
  • 250 g flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder


  • ½ dl pineapple juice
  • 50 g pineapple jam
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • shredded coconut


  • Preheat oven to 180 °C, line cake pan with baking parchment paper


  • Beat butter until soft
  • Add sugar and eggs and continue mixing until the mixture is light (with raw sugar the mixture will stay brown)
  • Stir in coconut flakes, hazelnuts, and pineapple juice
  • Mix flour with baking powder and stir into the mixture
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared cake pan and bake at 180°C for about 60 minutes.


  • Mix juice, jam, and cardamom well and spread on warm cake
  • Decorate with coconut shavings
Keyword pineapplecake