Soaked pineapple cake

  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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At a party among friends or a family snack, this soaked pineapple cake recipe is always a great choice, it’s fresh, delicious and much appreciated by everyone! Bon appetit!

Soaked pineapple cake | Food From Portugal
Soaked pineapple cake | Food From Portugal
Soaked pineapple cake | Food From Portugal

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  • For the cake:
  • 5 eggs
  • 5 pineapple slices (about 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces))
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Zest of one lemon
  • For the syrup:
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) pineapple syrup
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar


    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, sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy and homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 to 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4

    1. For the syrup:
    2. Put the pineapple syrup and the sugar in a saucepan. Put the pan over low heat and stir with a spoon until the sugar dissolves.

    Step 5

    1. When the cake is cooked, remove it from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Garnish with the pineapple slices and prick the cake a few times with a toothpick. Pour the syrup over the cake and let absorb. Let cool completely and serve.

Soaked pineapple cake

Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices)

Calories: 135

Total Fat: 1.5 g(3%)

Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)

Cholesterol: 58 mg(19%)

Sodium: 23 mg(1%)

Total Carbohydrate: 28 g(9%)

Protein: 3 g

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Soaked pineapple cake | Food From Portugal

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