Pineapple Coconut Cake Recipe


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 lime
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 2 small bananas mashed, about 2/3 cup
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple (undrained)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar packed
Lime Frosting
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 ounces butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 lime zested & juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×9 pan. Using a zester, zest the green skin from the lime.
  2. In a small bowl combine flour, lime zest, baking soda, baking powder, coconut, pecans & a pinch of salt.
  3. In a medium bowl whisk together bananas, pineapple, eggs, white sugar, brown sugar, oil and 1 teaspoon of lime juice.
  4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients just until combined (do not overmix). Pour into prepared pan and bake 28-32 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.
  1. With mixer on medium low, cream together cream cheese and butter. Add in lime zest and 1 teaspoon lime juice. Mix in powdered sugar a bit at a time until incorporated. Beat on medium until fluffy.
  2. Spread over cooled snack caked and cut into 12 bars.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 398

Carbohydrates: 65g

Protein: 4g

Fat: 14g

Saturated Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 47mg

Sodium: 203mg

Potassium: 271mg

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 43g

Vitamin A: 320IU

Vitamin C: 9.4mg

Calcium: 59mg

Iron: 1.7mg

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