Pineapple cake

2012-11-06
  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 35m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h
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On a special occasion it’s always good to prepare a delicious cake with excellent presentation! This cake soaked in pineapple syrup and garnished with whipped cream and pineapple slices is so tasty that your visits will love it! It’s simply divine!!

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Ingredients

  • For the cake:
  • 6 eggs
  • 175 grams / (6 1/4 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon liquid caramel
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • For the filling:
  • Canned pineapple slices in heavy syrup
  • 400 ml / (1 2/3 cups) heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar to beat the cream
  • Cinnamon powder for garnish

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. For the cake:
    2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a round cake pan (23 x 7 centimeters / (9 x 2 3/4 inches)) with margarine and dust with some flour.

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs and the sugar until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Add the liquid caramel and mix for 2 to 3 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture.

    Step 3


    1. Pour the dough into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4


    1. Turn off the oven, unmold onto a plate and let cool completely.

    Step 5


    1. For the filling:
    2. In a bowl, whip the cream together with the powdered sugar and the vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.Pineapple cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 6


    1. Slice the cake in half with a knifePineapple cake | Food From Portugal and drizzle the two halves with the pineapple syrup (about 200 ml / (3/4 cup and 1 1/2 tablespoons)).Pineapple cake | Food From Portugal Fill with a little of the cream, garnish with 5 pineapple slicesPineapple cake | Food From Portugal and cover with the top slice of the cake. Spread the cake with the remaining cream and garnish on top with 5 more pineapple slices.

    Step 7


    1. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve the cake cold. Store in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices):

Calories: 237
 
Total Fat: 13 g(20%)
 
Saturated Fat: 7.5 g(36%)
 
Cholesterol: 110 mg(37%)
 
Sodium: 38 mg(2%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 27.5 g(9%)
 
Protein: 4.5 g
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