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30 Perfect Pineapple-Coconut Recipes

Have you been dreaming of an island vacation? Well, you're in luck! These pineapple-coconut recipes will take your taste buds to a tropical place.

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Pina Colada Tube CakeTaste of Home

Pina Colada Tube Cake

We named this a pina colada cake because it has coconut, pineapple and rum. Its a soothing finish at the end of a big spread. Debra Keil, Owasso, Oklahoma

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Pineapple-Coconut SmoothieTaste of Home

Pineapple-Coconut Smoothie

Use fresh or frozen fruits in this coconutty recipe. It's like a pina colada, but better for you and more versatile. Gunjan Dudani, Bellevue, Washington

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Pineapple Coconut TassiesTaste of Home

Pineapple Coconut Tassies

These cookies may sound and look fancy, but they're rather easy to make Their simplicity makes them an ideal choice for baking with children. My granddaughter enjoys helping me measure the ingredients. Children also can help shape the dough into balls, and then you can finish them together. Connie Shuff, York, Pennsylvania

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Ambrosia SaladTaste of Home

Ambrosia Salad

During last-minute menu planning, I often include this classic ambrosia salad recipe because I keep the ingredients on hand. Judi Bringegar, Liberty, North Carolina

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Caribbean Bread PuddingTaste of Home

Caribbean Bread Pudding

A completely unexpected dessert from the slow cooker, my bread pudding is loaded with wonderful tropical flavors. I like to garnish it with a slice of fresh pineapple, whipped cream and a cherryjust like a pina colada! Elizabeth Doss, California City, California

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Aloha CupcakesTaste of Home

Aloha Cupcakes

A friend asked me to make a coconut and pineapple cupcake for a gathering she was hosting. Everyone agreed that this beauty took them to the tropics. The macadamia nuts are completely optional (the friend happens to be allergic), and the cupcakes are still fantastic without them. Shannon Dobos, Calgary, Alberta

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Pina Colada Icebox CakeTaste of Home

Pina Colada Icebox Cake

This icebox cake has all of the flavors of a pina colada. It takes just one bite to escape to a tropical island! Rachel Lewis, Danville, Virginia

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Caramelized Pineapple SundaesTaste of Home

Caramelized Pineapple Sundaes

Whenever we get a craving for a tropical escape, this super simple recipe whisks us away in no time. Vanilla's nice but drizzling the sauce over salted caramel ice cream and taking a bite is just pure paradise. Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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Hummingbird CupcakesTaste of Home

Hummingbird Cupcakes

Turn the traditional hummingbird cakeflavored with pineapple, bananas and walnutsinto a bite-sized treat with these moist cupcakes. Jessie Oleson, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Air-Fryer Caribbean WontonsTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Caribbean Wontons

I first served these fresh and fruity air-fryer wontons as an appetizer at a summer luau. My family and friends now enjoy this fried wonton recipe for dessert at special occasions throughout the year. Melissa Birdsong, Gilbert, South Carolina

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Pina Colada Grilled PineappleTaste of Home

Pina Colada Grilled Pineapple

During a cookout with friends, I forgot about dessert. I had a fresh pineapple and coconut, so I improvised. Now I grill pineapple at every cookout. Josee Lanzi, New Port Richey, Florida

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Pineapple Pie with Coconut CreamTaste of Home

Pineapple Pie with Coconut Cream

Youll find pineapples and coconuts everywhere in the South Pacific, so we play them up in this creamy cool pineapple pie, dolloped with coconut cream. Divine! Karen Naihe, Kamuela, Hawaii

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Coconut-Pineapple Rhubarb BarsTaste of Home

Coconut-Pineapple Rhubarb Bars

I make this crunchy, buttery dessert bar with homegrown rhubarb. For an added attraction, serve it warm with frozen yogurt or ice cream. Raymonde Bourgeois, Swastika, Ontario

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Pina Colada DipTaste of Home

Pina Colada Dip

If you like pina coladas, you've gotta try this fluffy fruit dip. Scooped up with a slice of fresh pineapple, it tastes just like the beloved beachside drink. Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee Wisconsin

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Hawaiian WafflesTaste of Home

Hawaiian Waffles

I created this waffle recipe to recapture the memorable tropical tastes we enjoyed while visiting Hawaii. Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

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Pina Colada Zucchini BreadTaste of Home

Pina Colada Zucchini Bread

At my husband's urging, I entered this recipe at the Pennsylvania Farm Show and won first place! I think you'll love the cakelike texture and tropical flavors. Sharon Rydbom, Tipton, Pennsylvania

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Tropical CrispTaste of Home

Tropical Crisp

One bite of this sweet, juicy, crunchy crisp, and you just might hear the crash of the ocean and feel warm sand under your toes! Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Tropical Carrot CakeTaste of Home

Tropical Carrot Cake

I look forward to August because our family reunion means fun and great food, like this classic cake with the special flair it gets from pineapple. My great-aunt gave me this recipe, and I always make it for the reunion.Victoria Casey, Enterprise, Oregon

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Pina Colada Molded SaladTaste of Home

Pina Colada Molded Salad

My gelatin ring gets a tropical twist from coconut, pineapple and macadamia nuts. It's a wonderful anytime treat. Now that I'm retired from teaching, I have more time for kitchen experiments. Carol Gillespie, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

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Pina Colada BiscuitsTaste of Home

Pina Colada Biscuits

This recipe is quick to make and tastes great. You'll think you're on a tropical vacation! Carolyn Piette, Johnston, Rhode Island

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Ambrosia Fruit SaladTaste of Home

Ambrosia Fruit Salad

My mom's ambrosia salad, with its tasty combination of fresh fruits and creamy yogurt, is a family favorite, and a great addition to a backyard barbecue. Colleen Belbey, Warwick, Rhode Island

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Macadamia Sunshine BarsTaste of Home

Macadamia Sunshine Bars

Your guests will be delighted with my bars. They are packed with nuts and dried fruit. I think that when you take a bite of this treat its like a mini-vacation to a Polynesian paradise. Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

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Island Breezes Coffee CakeTaste of Home

Island Breezes Coffee Cake

With the island flavors, this simple pull-apart bread is perfect for a spring brunch. Debra Goforth, Newport, Tennessee

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Pina ColadasTaste of Home

Pina Coladas

Velvety-smooth texture and a taste of the tropics are what this tropical drink delivers. The easy-to-make drink can be mixed and chilled ahead of time. When ready to serve, just blend for a creamy and delicious beverage. Linda Schend, Kenosha, Wisconsin

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Tropical Quinoa Breakfast BowlTaste of Home

Tropical Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

I have been making this quinoa, coconut, pineapple and mango dish since I was in high school. To make it even more tropical, add some diced papaya.Billy Hensley, Mount Carmel, Tennessee

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Hawaiian Dinner RollsTaste of Home

Hawaiian Dinner Rolls

Pineapple and coconut give a subtle sweetness to these golden homemade rolls. If there are any leftovers, they're great for sandwiches. Kathy Kurtz, Glendora, California

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Lime Coconut Smoothie BowlTaste of Home

Lime Coconut Smoothie Bowl

This Key lime and coconut smoothie bowl is the most refreshing thing on the planet! —Madeline Butler, Denver, Colorado

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Coconut-Pineapple Sherbet TorteTaste of Home

Coconut-Pineapple Sherbet Torte

I made up this torte one afternoon, and when I served it that night, it vanished within minutes. That's when I knew I'd struck gold. Joni Hilton, Rocklin, California

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Pina Colada JamTaste of Home

Pina Colada Jam

If you like pina coladas, youll love this! But heres the kicker: The secret ingredient is fresh zucchini. Spread the jam on crackers and cheese or add to a pan sauce to give chicken or pork chops a tropical twist. Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Pina Colada CakeTaste of Home

Pina Colada Cake

As an avid baker, I wanted to create something that was mine and from my heart. I wanted to make a cake that tasted like the perfect pina colada drink, and I feel like I accomplished just that with this recipe. Stephanie McShan, Apopka, Florida

Kaila Harmon
Kaila Harmon is a California native who has a deep passion for writing that has been with her from a young age. She owns a small business in which she creates various handmade home decor pieces and novelties that showcase the beauty and humor in everyday life. Before owning her small business, she obtained a Yoga Teacher Certificate and has taught both yoga and meditation off and on throughout the past ten years.

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