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A slice of Pina Colada Cake with frosting, topped with a cherry, a pineapple, and a cocktail umbrella

Pina Colada Cake

Pina Colada Cake uses a cake mix, canned pineapple, coconut, and bit rum to create the flavors of the iconic cocktail. Moist, delicious, & incredibly easy!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword How Do I Make Pina Colada Cake, How To Make Pina Colada Cake, Pina Colada Cake, Pina Colada Cake Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 -18 slices
Calories 384kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 box angel food cake mix
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple Including It's Juice
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut divided
  • 3-4 tablespoons dark rum divided
  • 1 container creamy vanilla frosting
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks optional
  • 1 cup cherries optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9X13 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix cake mix, crushed pineapple and it's juice, 1/2 cup coconut, and 2-3 tablespoons dark rum until well combined.
  • Pour batter into prepared baking dish and bake in preheated oven 28-35 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  • Mix 1 tablespoons dark rum in a small bowl with 1 tablespoon of water. When cake comes out of the over apply the rum and water mixture to the top of the cake with a pastry brush.
  • Allow cake to cool completely and frost with the prepared frosting then sprinkle the top evenly with 1/2 cup coconut. Garnish, if desired, with pieces of pineapple and maraschino cherries.


Serving: 1/12 of the recipe | Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 379mg | Potassium: 92mg | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 6mg