Pineapple walnut cake

Pineapple walnut cake


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About this recipe: My granny would throw this cake together in a flash. You probably have all the ingredients in your cupboards already. It's quick, really moist and so delicious!


Makes: 1 cake

  • 400g caster sugar
  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 60g chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 large (567g) tin crushed pineapple with juice
  • For the icing
  • 1 (200g) tub cream cheese
  • 220g icing sugar
  • 60g chopped walnuts
  • 110g butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a 9 x 17.5cm cake tin.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, 60g walnuts and bicarbonate of soda. Add eggs, pineapple and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Beat until smooth and pour into cake tin.
  3. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes.
  4. For the icing: In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine, cream cheese, 1 teaspoon vanilla and icing sugar until light and fluffy. Fold in walnuts. Spread on hot cake.

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Reviews (1)


Easy to make but not good at all, too stodgy and was burning on top although center wasn't even cooked.. - 30 Apr 2013

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