Pineapple Cake

Pineapple Cake


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About this recipe: This cake is super-easy to make and quick to throw together. It's moist, sweet, sticky and packed full of pineapple and walnuts. Enjoy as a dessert or with a big mug of tea or coffee.


Serves: 1 20x30cm cake

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 (432g) tins crushed pineapple with juice
  • 250g plain flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 110g light brown soft sugar
  • 60g chopped walnuts
  • 115g butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 125ml evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Mix the eggs, undrained crushed pineapple, flour, 200g caster sugar, bicarbonate of soda, salt and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract together and stir until just combined. Pour batter into one ungreased 20x30cm baking tin.
  3. Combine the light dark brown soft sugar and nuts. Sprinkle over the top of the batter. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 25 to 35 minutes or until cake tests done. Remove cake from oven and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, make the topping. In a small saucepan combine the butter, evaporated milk, 100g caster sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Cook over medium low heat, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved. Mixture will be thin. Pour over hot cake.

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