Make a pineapple cake, because you need something this adorable in your life

Apr 28, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Why make a pineapple cake, you ask? Because you can. Because it's cute. Because it's so easy. Bake up a yellow cake, slice it into a pineapple shape, frost, and enjoy all weekend. Oh — don't forget to Instagram that baby first. Here's how to make this adorable cake.

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Pineapple cake hack


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 cup pineapple Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 10 drops yellow food coloring


  • Yellow frosting
  • Green frosting
  • Chocolate frosting
  • Green glitter frosting
  • Gold glitter frosting


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, Greek yogurt, pineapple juice and yellow food coloring. Mix until well combined.
  2. Pour the batter into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan.
  3. Bake according to the box instructions.
  4. Once the cake has cooled, start shaping your cake with a sharp, pointed knife.
  5. Put your yellow and green frosting into a piping bag. Using piping bags makes it easier to frost the pineapple leafs.
  6. Frost.
  7. Add accents by using chocolate frosting to create a diamond pattern, and then use gold glitter frosting to add dimension to the bottoms of the diamonds.
  8. Trace the pineapple leaf with green glitter frosting for a finishing touch.

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