Pineapple Pecan Cake

Pineapple Pecan cake, the sweetness of pineapple with the crunch of Pecan. Delicious!!

Pineapple Pecan cake, the sweetness of pineapple with the crunch of Pecan. Delicious!!

serves
8
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
11
difficulty
Easy
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Ingredients

  • 80 grams Unsalted Butter softened
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups Plain Flour
  • 1 3/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/3 cup Pecans toasted & finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup Glacé Pineapple finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup Milk
  • Icing Sugar to dust
  • Glace Cherries optional


Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Grease a 23cm round cake tin and line the base with baking paper.
  3. Beat the butter and sugar with electric beaters until combined.
  4. Add the egg and beat until pale and creamy.
  5. Sift the flour, baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  6. Add the the butter mixture with the pecans, pineapple and milk, then beat on low for 1 minute, or until almost smooth.
  7. Spoon the mixture evenly into the tin and smooth the surface. You can press glace cherries into the top if you desire.
  8. Bake for 1 hour, or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre of the cake.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Pineapple Pecan Cake is suitable to freeze for up to one month.
  • Glacé pineapple is available from health food stores.
  • Delicious with homemade custard or cold cream/ice cream.

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