Pina Colada Cake

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 87


1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1 package Betty Crocker SuperMoist yellow cake mix
1 1/4 cups water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 teaspoon rum extract
1 package Betty Crocker Homestyle fluffy white frosting mix
1 teaspoon rum extract
1/4 cup flaked coconut toasted (see Bake-and-Take: Tres Leches Cake)


1- Heat oven to 350°. Grease bottoms and sides of 2 round pans, 8 or 9 x 1 1/2 inches, with shortening lightly flour.

2- Drain pineapple in colander set over a bowl, pushing pineapple against side and bottom of colander with back of wooden spoon to squeeze out as much juice as possible reserve juice. Beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs, pineapple and 1 teaspoon rum extract in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 2 minutes (do not overbeat). Pour into pans.

3- Bake 8-inch rounds 34 to 38 minutes, 9-inch rounds 29 to 33 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around side of pans to loosen cakes remove from pans to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

4- Add enough water to reserved pineapple juice to measure 1/2 cup heat to boiling. Make frosting mix as directed on package, using pineapple juice mixture for the boiling water called for in package directions. Beat 1 teaspoon rum extract into frosting with electric mixer on low speed.

5- Fill layers with about 2/3 cup frosting. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting. Sprinkle top and side of cake with coconut. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

High Altitude (3500 to 6500 feet): Do not use 8-inch rounds. Add 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour to dry cake mix. Decrease oil to 2 tablespoons. Bake 9-inch rounds 30 to 35 minutes.

1 Serving: Calories 315 (Calories from Fat 100) Fat 11g (Saturated 3g) Cholesterol 55mg Sodium 300mg Carbohydrate 51g (Dietary Fiber 0g) Protein 3g. % Daily Value: Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2% Calcium 8% Iron 4%.

Betty's Tip: All the flavors in the popular tropical drink come together in this luscious cake. If you don't have a package of frosting mix, you can substitute the reserved pineapple juice for the milk in the Cream Cheese Frosting (see Fabulous Frostings and Glazes chapter). Then, you'll need to store the frosted cake covered in the refrigerator.

From "Betty Crocker's Ultimate Cake Mix Cookbook." Text Copyright 2004 General Mills, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 87
Calories from Fat: 68

This Pina Colada Cake recipe is from the Betty Crocker Ultimate Cake Mix Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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