Pina Colada Pineapple Rum Poke Cake

Sunday, September 4, 2011
This is the perfect party cake for adults, however, our Pina Colada Pineapple Rum Poke Cake can have substitutions for alcohol that's in the cake.


The flavor of this cake takes on the popular cocktail you find all over the Caribbean and is a delicious addition to any pineapple coconut rum lover in flavor.


Over the years we adapted the cake using all pineapple juice and fresh pineapple, and also added rum extract instead of the alcohol, so adapt this recipe to your dietary needs.


This Pina Colada kind of a cocktail cake just may become one of your favorite desserts for all you tropical drink lovers out there!


For this delicious cake scroll all the way down to the bottom to print it off.







Easy Steps

  1. Bake a package of cake mix to directions (except substitute half water half rum)
  2. mix the filling ingredients together
  3. poke holes in the cake
  4. pour this mixture over the cake
  5. top with whipped cream and coconut




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Tips

  1. Substitute alcohol for any fruit juices
  2. do not cool the cake when adding the filling
  3. just make sure the cake is cooled when adding the whipped topping or whipped cream
  4. substitute any fruits you prefer fresh or canned drained for pineapple
  5. decorate the whipped top with skewers of pineapple chunks, maraschino cherries, and orange slices for a tropical drink look




Ingredients You Will Need(exact measurements are below in the recipe card and printable)

  • crushed or cubed pineapple
  • cake mix of choices see the recipe card
  • whipped topping
  • rum or pineapple juice
  • the ingredients on the box for the cake mix
  • cream of coconut
  • sweetened condensed milk


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Doctored Cake Mix


This doctored cake mix can be all fancied up with whipped cream and coconut so get creative, it will be a smash hit at any party you serve it at and perfect at the poolside in the summer after a light brunch.

This luscious creamy cake really makes everyone that loves that popular pina colada drink just roll their eyes in coconut pineapple creamy heaven.


Not a pineapple fan? Try fresh mango, chopped fresh cherries, or fresh raspberries these all work well also!


If your looking to bring a little sun shiny weather into your life, especially during the winter this tropical creamy cake will become a delicious dreamy treat just think about your favorite getaway!


Pina Colada Pineapple Rum Poke Cake

Pina Colada Pineapple Rum Poke Cake

Yield: 14
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 8 MinCook time: 35 MinTotal time: 43 Min
A doctored cake mix with a creamy rum, pineapple, and whipped cream confection is so good you can't put your fork down!

Ingredients

  • 1 boxed package of cake mix white, or coconut flavored, pineapple or yellow
  • Use ingredients directed on the package box except for substituting some of the liquid (use half water half rum or half pineapple juice half water for nonalcohol)
  • 1 (8 - ounce) can creme de coconut
  • 1 (8 - ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 (16 - ounce) container whipped topping
  • 1 lb can crushed pineapple or fresh pineapple cored and cleaned put in food processor around you will need at least 16 ounces from freshly cut
  • Regular White Rum or (Pineapple flavored Rum is recommended)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. I use a 13x9 cake pan or 2 9x9 cake pans.
  3. Prepare the cake mix bake as directed on the box.
  4. While baking mix the filling.
  5. In a separate clean bowl mix condensed milk, and creme of coconut together, and add 2 tablespoons of rum to that mixture.
  6. When the cake is done remove it from the oven.
  7. Poke holes in the cake while hot, pour this over a hot cake, at this point you can add crushed or fresh pineapple to the cake.
  8. When cool, frost with whipped creme and sprinkle with coconut.

Notes

Tips

  1. Substitute alcohol for any fruit juices
  2. do not cool the cake when adding the filling
  3. just make sure the cake is cooled when adding the whipped topping or whipped cream
  4. substitute any fruits you prefer fresh or canned drained for pineapple
  5. decorate the whipped top with skewers of pineapple chunks, maraschino cherries, and orange slices for a tropical drink look


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23 comments

  1. half rum for the liquid, that got my attention ... this sounds delightful and refreshing anytime of the year

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  2. Looks delicious and I love the rum in it - I bet coconut rum would be awesome!

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  3. wow,claudia,i give to you all my salads for a piece af this delicate cake!

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  4. Rum and Pineapple! Really refreshing...

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  5. You put the rum in the coconut cake, and eat them all up. Yum!

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  6. I don't know what wows me more - the rum or the pineapple or the coconut. But this is a new delectable forme - Grandma did not bake much and it tempts...

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  7. This cake looks so awesome. Must resist making it!

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  8. That cake is the perfect dessert for the long Labor Day wkend. Great job, Claudia!

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  9. You know that this scrumptious cake is for me, right? Is still available any leftovers??

    Have a great weekend,

    Gera

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  10. Oh, how could I resist this beauty! Both coconut AND pineapple...truly yummy, Claudia!

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  11. Oh, my word! This looks delicious. And I love that you used a cake mix in it :-)

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  12. Dear Claudia, This sounds similar to
    the Italian rum cake that my parents would have for every festive holiday. Using the box cake makes it so much easier. I like this recipe!!! I wish you and your family a happy, healthy and safe holiday. I am so blessed to have met you. You are a good friend. Catherine xo

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  13. Love the recipe and love the fact that you use boxed cakes and your recipes are so good that no one would ever guess. (I hide the box);))

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  14. You are killing me with all of these amazing desserts! Love coconut, love pineapple...love!

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  15. An irresistible cake, so creamy and with all that rum. Wow! Please share this with us at Bake with Bizzy.

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  16. You must have a sweet tooth like me Claudia. This sounds heavenly. I love making things from scratch but have to admit that box recipes can be great. This one sounds like a winner. Thanks for sharing.

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  17. What I would do to dive into this gym cake right now!
    I would love if you added this and any other links to my "Happy Post" today. http://su.pr/1bZ8fp

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  18. That is one rum loaded beauty...love it! Definitely festive :)

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  19. This looks divine. Love it. You always make the most delicious food.

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  20. Ohhh, this looks so delicious!! I love the idea of the coconut creme! I love how you took a boxed cake mix and made it your own!

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  21. So pretty, Claudia. Shhh, yes, I would never have guessed...;)

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  22. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us on Full Plate Thursday, 585! Hope you are having a great week and come back to see us soon.
    Miz Helen

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