Pistachio Pineapple Cake

  • Author: Maria from
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12
  • Category: Cake


Delicious and moist cake made with just 5 ingredients and topped with a creamy frosting.



  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 1 small box of pistachio pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup oil, vegetable or canola
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 15 ounce can crushed pineapple, undrained


  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 small package pistachio pudding mix
  • 2-3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 (8 ounce) package whipped topping
  • chopped nuts for garnish if desired



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, Grease a 9×13 pan and set aside
  2. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, oil, eggs and pineapple in a mixing bowl
  3. Using a stand mixer or a hand mixer, mix cake on medium speed for approximately 2 minutes. Pour batter into greased 9×13 pan and Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  4. Let cool completely before frosting


  1. Combine milk and pudding mix in a medium sized mixing bowl. (if you are going to get crazy and add some sour cream, this is the time to do it. Just a spoonful approx. 2-3 tbsp) Whisk for 1-2 minutes and let stand for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Gently fold in the whipped topping and spread creamy pudding frosting evenly over cake.
  3. Sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired. Refrigerate until you serve it.


Note: If your kids will freak out at the site of a small pineapple chunk, blend the pineapple up in your blender before mixing into the cake.

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