Pineapple Cake Bars

Discover a delightful twist on a classic treat with these Pineapple Cake Bars. A perfect marriage of crumbly crust and a luscious, pineapple-filled center, these bars bring a unique flavor profile to the table. Enriched with a sweet coconut filling, each bite is a symphony of tastes and textures that will leave you craving more. Let's dive into the simple steps to create these irresistible Pineapple Cake Bars.


For the Crust:

  • A pinch of salt
  • 1½ cups regular flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup cold butter, cubed

For the Filling:

  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 big eggs
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 16-ounce can of pineapple chunks
  • ½ cup sour cream

For the Icing:

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk and cream


1. Preheat the Oven:

  • Warm the oven to 175°F (350°F) to prepare for baking.

2. Crust Preparation:

  • In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, and a pinch of salt for the crust.
  • Add cold, cubed butter and mix until the texture becomes crumbly.
  • Reserve one cup of the mixture for the topping.

3. Crust Assembly:

  • Press the remaining crust mixture into the bottom of a greased 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until the crust turns golden.

4. Filling Creation:

  • In a separate bowl, mix eggs, flour, sugar, pineapple chunks, and sour cream for the filling.

5. Assemble the Bars:

  • Spread the filling over the baked crust evenly.
  • Sprinkle the reserved crust mixture as a broken topping.

6. Bake to Perfection:

  • Bake for an hour or until the top turns golden brown, and the filling sets.

7. Cooling Time:

  • Let the bars cool for 15 to 20 minutes.

8. Icing Indulgence:

  • In a bowl, combine coconut oil, powdered sugar, and milk/cream for the icing.
  • Spread the icing on top of the bars.

9. Slice and Enjoy:

  • Cut into squares and indulge in the sweet and tangy flavors with tempting textures.

With the perfect balance of sweet and sour, along with a tempting coconut infusion, these Pineapple Cake Bars are destined to be the star of any party or a delightful treat at home. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy, let the flavors of these bars transport you to a tropical paradise. Share the joy with family and friends and relish in the delightful moments created by these irresistible Pineapple Cake Bars. 🍍✨

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