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Pina Colada Tube Cake


  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant coconut cream pudding mix
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1 cup drained crushed pineapple
  • GLAZE:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup cream of coconut
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, oil, water, eggs and rum; beat on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium 2 minutes. Stir in pineapple. Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
  • 3. In a small bowl, mix 1 cup confectioners' sugar and pineapple juice; brush over warm cake. Cool cake completely.
  • 4. In another bowl, mix cream of coconut, rum and remaining confectioners' sugar; drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with coconut.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 495 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


Average Rating: 4.75
  • rdhddglvr
    Aug 11, 2019
    I made this cake with one substitution..... I replaced the water with the pineapple juice I had drained off from the canned pineapple. I was just shy of the 3/4 mark so I added a little water to it. The cake came out perfectly! Not one speck was left!! To combat the crumbling, I refrigerated the cake for several hours, and then cut it into slices with a very sharp knife. Perfect slices! :-)
  • jetobin
    Jun 6, 2018
    This cake is easy to make. I added a little more coconut to the top of the cake. Other than that, it was made according to recipe. This cake is so yummy! The amount of rum is just right. I was asked for the recipe and received lots of compliments!
  • Blam210
    Jun 5, 2018
    Made this cake for Easter and it was a big success with my family.
  • Ceege
    May 18, 2018

    This cake was delicious. My guests loved it, as did my family. For those that said it falls apart when slicing, I would suggest draining the pineapple really really good. You need to do more than just dump it in a strainer. Push and keep pushing the pineapple against the strainer with a large serving spoon. Let sit and then do it again. The pineapple needs to be almost completely dry. Sometimes I even squeeze it in my hand.

  • EvansD
    Mar 28, 2016

    We LOVE this cake!! It is moist and delicious. The only problem I have is that it crumbles when I cut it -- but, not because it is dry -- maybe because of the pineapple? Does anyone else have this problem?

  • tamarapearson
    Jan 17, 2016

    This is the most moist and delicious cake I have ever made. I made it for a Christmas get together with friends and it was a huge hit. I will definitely make this again.

  • Jan 17, 2016

    Whole family loved it and especially raved about how moist it was.

  • cpldutch
    Dec 28, 2015

    ****1/2 Stars. Tasted Good. I was wondering if they used dark Rum? I used Bacardi White. Could not find the brand of Cream of Coconut but local liquor store had COCO REAL. Had some problem with getting crushed pineapple disbursed evenly. Otherwise a beautiful cake.

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