Did you know you can make cakes in the slow cooker?! This Crockpot pineapple coconut cake is moist, delicious, and requires no oven to bake!
That’s right! The Crockpot can do so much…even bake! You can make delicious desserts that are super simple thanks to the slow cooker.
With a slow cooker you don’t have to stand around monitoring or waiting for the smoke alarm to go off. Everything comes out great with very little checking, prep, or maintenance work. Try out this simple slow cooker cake recipe today.
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Sure, Crockpots can go into the dishwasher but it’s so much nicer to be able to just toss the liner and not have to worry about taking up a ton of room in the dishwasher or the sink with a dirty slow cooker insert.
Sometimes when I really ant to make a cake but I don’t want to deal with being in the kitchen for an hour or more I’ll just whip up a slow cooker dessert. They’re awesome for even busy weeknights when you don’t want the hassle of baking but would like a special treat!
This pineapple coconut cake that is made in the Crockpot is perfect for any time you need a taste of summer. It’s so flavorful and fresh. It’s got all the light, bright, tasty summer flavors you are looking for in an easy to cake.
Top this one off with some ice cream or whipped cream and you are all set with what will surely be everyones new favorite treat.
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I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are a must when doing cake mix recipes which can settle and become thin at lot easier than traditional cookie dough.
Of course mixing bowls, a mixer, spatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!
Ingredients needed for a pineapple coconut Crockpot cake:
For this recipe we will have two different sections because we are making the cake and then the glaze!
For the cake we will start with a boxed cake mix…that’s kind of the whole point over here 😉 and then we will be using some water, eggs, butter, crushed pineapple, chopped pecans, and coconut. The pecans go really well with the coconut in terms of texture and flavor but you can swap them out for a different nut of your choosing or leave them out altogether if you like!
When making the glaze you will need some butter, pecans, pineapple juice (from the canned pineapples), powdered sugar, and more coconut!
As far as ingredients go you should be able to get everything relatively easily online for delivery or in a grocery store. There’s nothing tricky about this one, the slow cooker does all the work for us and the ingredients are simple…what more could we ask for?!
How to make slow cooker pineapple coconut cake:
Making this recipe is just as easy as gathering up the ingredients for the cake and the glaze. Check out below how to make both with steps and instructions.
Don’t forget that as always you can find the recipe in a printable version at the bottom of the post with the full amounts and ingredients listed!
In a bowl stir all cake ingredients just until they come together
Prepare slow cooker with nonstick spray
Pour batter in, cover and cook on high for 2 hours, DO NOT REMOVE LID during cooking
When done, turn off slow cooker
Whisk all glaze ingredients together until well combined
Pour glaze over warm cake
Let sit for 5-10 minutes
Spoon into bowls and garnish with more coconut & pecans and ice cream or cool whip if desired
Serve and enjoy!!
Do you want to make more cake mix recipes?
If you are looking for more cake mix recipes you could not have landed in a better spot on the web. Here’s a few of our favorite recipes made with boxed cake mixes that I think you’ll love.
There’s something for everyone and each of these recipes is simple and straightforward, no muss, no fuss. Just simple desserts that the whole family will enjoy.
Try out Apple Pie Cookies, Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies, Twix cookies, brownie batter dip, key lime cookies, chocolate cherry cookies, vanilla cake with strawberry filling, or Instant Pot Apple Spice Cake.
More options are these butter pecan cookies, banana bread with cake mix, 3 ingredient cake mix cookies, cinnamon donuts, funfetti sugar cookie truffles, Strawberry Cake Batter Dip, Firecracker Poke Cake, Layered Red White and Blue Cupcakes, Pineapple Coconut Poke Cake, Chocolate Peanut Butter Dump Cake, and red velvet cake mix cookies.
Printable Crockpot Pineapple Coconut Cake Recipe:
Here’s the printable version of this super simple slow cooker cake recipe. You can print everyone on one sheet, make your grocery shopping list, check out the nutrition info, etc. all in one place!
This recipe is super easy, if you have little ones who like to help out in the kitchen feel free to get them involved with this easy dessert.
Crockpot Pineapple Coconut Cake
- 1 yellow cake mix
- 1 cup water
- 3 eggs
- 1 stick butter melted
- 20 oz can crushed pineapple - divided 1 cup drained for cake mix, remaining for glaze
- 1 cup coconut
- ¼ cup pecans chopped
- 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
- Reserved pineapple and juice
- ½ stick butter melted
- ½ cup coconut
- ¼ cup pecans chopped
- In a bowl stir all cake ingredients just until they come together
- Prepare slow cooker with nonstick spray
- Pour batter in, cover and cook on high for 2 hours, DO NOT REMOVE LID during cooking
- When done, turn off slow cooker
- Whisk all glaze ingredients together until well combined
- Pour glaze over warm cake
- Let sit for 5-10 minutes
- Spoon into bowls and garnish with more coconut & pecans and ice cream or cool whip if desired
- Serve and enjoy!!
Estimated Nutritional Information
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