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Pineapple Coconut Cake



Pineapple coconut cake is now my top favorite cake:) This is an easy and fragrant cake,sweet a little tangy,flavorful and buttery.If you like the combined flavor of pineapples and coconut you will surely love this. I have used sweetened pineapple in this recipe. You can use fresh pineapple with its juice which will make it even more flavorful. I did not add sugar as I have used sweetened pineapple, coconut and sweet condensed milk. You can add sugar as per your taste.It would be great with butter icing .  I used  whipped cream and pineapple rings and dusted with a little of confectionery sugar.



Ingredients

Flour- 1 1/4 cup
Baking powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Salt- 1/3 tsp
Sweetened Coconut- 1/2 cup
Sweetened Pineapple- 8 oz container
Eggs- 3
Butter- 1/2 cup
Vanilla essence- 1 tsp
Condensed milk- 1/2 cup
nutmeg powder- a pinch


Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Prepare cake pan by greasing with butter and dusting with flour and set aside.
Mix well the dry ingredients like flour,baking powder,salt coconut and nutmeg powder. Using a hand mixer beat egg and butter till light and fluffy. Blend in condensed milk and essence. Add the dry ingredients into the wet mixture little at a time and slowly incorporate. Mix pineapples with  two tsps of flour and slowly incorporate into the batter.Pour into the pan and bake for 20 minutes or till the tooth pick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Try this...
Hope you will all enjoy..

Comments

  1. Wow!! Looks so lovely .Both pineapple and coconut are my favorites.

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  2. hey this is a very yummy looking cake--loved the addtion of coconuts ! bookmarked ---:)

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  3. wow..thats my fav combo, i love pineapple coconut icecream and cake is no different tooo..Looks yummy yummmm

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  4. thats a gorgeous cake Suja. love the decoartion and the pineapple bits in the cake. total yum!

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  5. pineapple and coconut sounds great... a combination i haven't tried yet. looks so yummy..
    by the way you have an award on my blog! do come and collect it..

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  6. Wow tempting piece of cake looks super yum

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  7. Pineapple and coconut are perfect and yummy combination. Looks very soft and lovely.

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  8. Yumm..... Love the combination of coconut and pineapple...

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  9. Cake looks extremely tempting,spongy and super delicious..

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  10. The pineapple coconut combo reminds me of Pinacolada ;-) The cake looks super moist and yummy.

    Cheers,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  11. What a beautiful cake! Love this combo and so delicious...

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  12. looks yum,delicious and amazing...lovely color..inviting me to hv some..
    http://creativesanyukta.blogspot.com/

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  13. Super moist cake! loved the pineapple coconut combo!

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  14. nice combo cake is delicious and healthy also

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  15. That is super moist and fluffy...Yumm!! Wish to have a slice:)

    US Masala

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  16. Wow dats beautiful...love the colours and the recipe...has come out well.
    Biny

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  17. Oh suja, tha cake looks so divine!

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  18. wow !! awesome and i love pineapple...perfect slice

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  19. What a lovely Cake! Looks so tempting and yumm.

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  20. Cake looks super delicious and inviting.

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  21. I love this combo too :-) Cake looks gorgeous

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  22. wow...adipoli cake...sooo perfect and delicious....

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  23. Mouthwatering here,looks soooo yummy.

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  24. This is simply divine,you have achieved absolutely perfect results with this beauty. It look so rich and buttery and oooh the pineapple and coconut.... I am drooling and can't take this anymore...I need to bake this one:)Bookmarked!!!

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  25. Great combo and gorgeous and yummy cake suja.. send me some slices dear..:)

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  26. Great Combo..Nice recipe..will surely try this out sometime...

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  27. Lovely texture for the cake, and with pineapple I am sure it would have tasted heavenly, Suja.

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  28. cake looks so yummmyyyy....yum yum

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  29. my favourite shredded coconut is a delicious addition
    looks wonderful

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  30. that looks so yummy dear..nice presentation...

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  31. love both pineapple and coconut.. a must try !

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  32. I love pineapple cake this looks so soft and spongy :)

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  33. wow, this cake looks mouth watering. Nice presentation.

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  34. woww!! suja this is an absolutely yummy combo!!mouth watering

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  35. Wow,yummy cake,love this combo verymuch! Looks very nice and lovely decoration!

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  36. Wow yummy cake looks so so delicious and beautiful texture.. pictures are beautiful too.

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  37. Love your cake. I am going to try this one.

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  38. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet comments:)

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  39. aaaawwwww...i can jus taste it. do you think i can add one cup grated carrot coz i've already grated and kept and tht'll come to one cup and more. and i want to do pineapple preserve with the fresh pineapple i have. how do you do it? my experiment is going to be a juggling act...i love this recipe. thanks.

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  40. Sounds a great combo, never tried pineapple and carrot combo but I am sure can never make a mess of it as carrots will not make the batter watery..but please do check with a carrot cake recipe..waiting for your pineapple carrot cake recipe and I will surely be the first to try:)

    I have only once tried making a plum preserve,( did not post it here)..I did not add pectin..just cooked it with pulp, sugar, lemon juice clove and a pinch of grated ginger till thick, transferred to glass bottles and submerged it in hot water for a few minutes and let it rest for about 24 hours to set.

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  41. made this!!!!! loved it! i pureed the pineapple preserve (by mistake ;P) and added one cup grated carrot and 1/3 cup powdered kellogs choco squares. added some milk and powdered sugar to sweeten and loosen the batter.
    i'm a veteran carrot cake maker. you shd chk out the one in my blog. it's tried and tested and excellent. but improvise like 1 cup carrot, 1 cup chopped dates and nuts or tutti fruity 1 cup pineapple...and some cocoa powder. the variation is also there.
    regarding the pineapple jam squares..be warned..it doesn't taste like the mod pastry...very much like the traditional pastries we get in old kerala bakeries and it cannot be too soft either...
    making pathiri tomorrow...

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