Pineapple rum torte recipe from 1987

Pineapple rum torte (1987)

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Coconut tops this tropical pineapple rum torte — a treat that’s filled with layers of cake, sandwiched between smooth and delicious rum filling made with pudding and whipped topping.

Pineapple rum torte

Rejoice — Baker’s & Bacardi make it extra special!

Pineapple rum torte (1987)

Pineapple rum torte

Yield: 12 servings
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 package (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup Bacardi amber rum
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2-2/3 cups Baker's Angel Flake coconut
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1 package (4-serving size) Jell-O vanilla flavor instant pudding and pie filling
  • 3-1/2 cups thawed Cool Whip whipped topping


  1. Combine cake mix, eggs, 3/4 cup of the rum, water and oil in large bowl.
  2. Beat at medium speed of mixer for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in 2/3 cup of the coconut.
  4. Pour into greased, floured 15- by 10-inch pan.
  5. Bake at 350 (F) for 30-35 minutes.
  6. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan; cool on rack.
  7. Cut into 3 10- by 5-inch pieces.
  8. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/3 cup of the juice.
  9. Combine pudding mix, 3/4 cup of the pineapple, reserved juice and remaining rum; stir to blend.
  10. Fold in whipped topping.
  11. Place 1 cake layer on plate; spread with some of the topping mixture; top with half the remaining pineapple.
  12. Repeat layers, ending with cake; frost cake with remaining topping mixture.
  13. Cover with rest of coconut.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 600Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 528mgCarbohydrates: 77gFiber: 5gSugar: 48gProtein: 5g

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Vintage recipe for Pineapple rum torte - cake (1987)

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