Easy Strawberry Pineapple Cake

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If you are a big fan of stunning looking cakes, then this Easy Strawberry Pineapple Cake recipe might be the cake for you. Everything about this easy and delicious dessert is heavenly right from the cake in itself to the frosting. Who can possibly say no to moist, tender strawberry cake with the creamiest pineapple fluff frosting? This cake recipe is one of the best cake recipes to make for any occasion because it’s a luscious beauty with shades of pretty pink colour. This cake will become your new go-to dessert recipe because it is simple, classic and easy dessert to make. All the fruity flavours in this cake come so well together.

You can prepare this easy strawberry dessert recipe the night before serving, and the leftovers are still great for a few days. A healthy option for baking a cake in this strawberry recipe would be to opt for a gluten-free cake mix. Gluten-free recipes are currently trending in a big way because they make a great substitution and help in cutting down the calories when compared to the regular white flour. There are many affordable gluten-free brands available in stores. In the place of ‘Cool Whip,’ you can use organic heavy whipping cream with cane sugar. For extra firmness, add a tablespoon of instant vanilla pudding to the whipping cream. Adding instant vanilla pudding prevents the watery texture in the recipe. You can even try using condensed milk with organic whipping cream or try cream cheese with cane sugar. The possibilities for creativity are endless in this cake recipe!

For a healthy option, you can replace canned pineapple with fresh pineapple. There are many pineapple health benefits that come from the enzymes present in a pineapple and has proven to provide benefits like anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxant, and digestive aid. Other important pineapple health benefits are vitamin C and A. If using fresh pineapple in this recipe, look for Costa Rica- or Hawaii-grown pineapples because of the quality. It’s always fun to incorporate fruity flavours when baking a cake such as this decadent strawberry cake recipe because it has a fine balance of sweetness from the sugar and tartness from the fresh strawberries. You can use all kinds of berries, kiwis, peaches as a garnish on top of the cake. In this strawberry cake recipe, you can even add puréed strawberries into the whipped cream for frosting.The combination of pineapple and strawberries together in a frosting can be even more fun. Adding milk instead of the suggested water to a store-bought cake mix can result to a moister and rich flavour. Once the cake is baked, let it cool completely before you begin frosting to prevent the frosting from melting.

Thank you to Trish at the Mom On Timeout food blog for sharing this colourful Easy Strawberry Pineapple Cake recipe with us. Do visit her blog for best cake recipes and ideas. This stunning Strawberry Cake recipe is wonderfully rich and flavoursome. Make this delight for friends and family!**

Nutrition Facts for: Easy Strawberry Pineapple Cake from Mom on Time Out
Ingredients: Strawberry cake mix, almond milk, eggs, canned crushed pineapple, vanilla pudding mix, whipped cream.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 24 servings *Per Serving: Calories 149, Calories from Fat 53, Total Fat 5.9g 9%, Saturated Fat 3.1g 16%, Cholesterol 26mg 9%, Sodium 190mg 8%, Potassium 90mg 3%, Carbohydrates 22.9g 8%, Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%, Sugars 17.3g, Protein 2.0g, Vitamin A 2% · Vitamin C 27%, Calcium 5%, Iron 3%

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