Karen's Luau Pineapple Cake Roll

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“This is a yummy pineapple cake roll that my mom used to make for parties and get togethers. It looks pretty too.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cake:.
  2. Drain pineapple and reserve 3/4 cup of juice and 1/2 cup pineapple for topping.
  3. In a med. mixing bowl combine remaining pineapple,brown sugar,coconut,nuts,1 tsp.vanilla,cinnamon,ginger and cloves and mix well.
  4. Spread in the bottom of a 15 x 10 jelly roll pan and set aside.
  5. In a med. mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  6. Gradually add 1/3 cup sugar and beat until stiff but not dry and set aside.
  7. In a lg. mixing bowl, beat egg yolks until thick and pale yellow.
  8. Gradually add 1/3 cup sugar and 1/2 vanilla.
  9. Gently fold egg whites into egg yolk mixture.
  10. Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
  11. Gently fold flour mixture into egg mixture.
  12. Spread cake batter evenly over pineappple mixture in pan.
  13. Bake in oven preheated to 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  14. Loosen cake around edges and invert on flour sack towel sprinkled with powdered sugar and let stand 3-4 minutes.
  15. Roll in jelly roll fashion and let cool.
  16. Garnish with pineapple topping.
  17. Pineapple topping:.
  18. In small sauce pan, combine pineapple juice with sugar and cornstarch and mix well.
  19. Cook over med. heat, stirring constantly, until clear and thickened.
  20. Remove for heat,stir in pineapple and cool.
  21. Spread on top of cake roll and sprinkle with coconut.

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