Sponge cake with pineapple and coconut

Fruit is an important source of health and, just as important, is succulent, tasty and refreshing, especially during the hot days of summer: and what could be more inviting than a combination of coconut and pineapple, bringing to mind exotic locations and unforgettable holidays? If you haven’t yet let your imagination run riot on a never-ending holiday, then don’t miss this recipe which will transport you to the wonderful destination of a delicious and exotic sponge cake with pineapple and coconut. It is just the dessert you’re looking for, or perhaps something different for a snack or breakfast? Follow our step-by-step recipe and you won’t be disappointed: are you ready for a cake break?

Ingredients

  • plain flour 200 grams
  • coconut flour 100 grams
  • butter 200 grams
  • sugar 200 grams
  • baking powder 1 sachet
  • pineapple 100 grams
  • coconut
  • eggs 4 units

Start shopping

Artisan panettone with figs and chocolate

Artisan panettone with figs and chocolate

Confit Tomatoes with olives and capers

Confit Tomatoes with olives and capers

Tasting and tasting of artisan pastes

Tasting and tasting of artisan pastes

Box Frisellina recipe, extra virgin olive oil and purée

Box Frisellina recipe, extra virgin olive oil and purée

Box for Pumi and lucky charm

Box for Pumi and lucky charm

"Cheese and black pepper" Handmade taralli

"Cheese and black pepper" Handmade taralli

Tarallini garlic, olive oil and hot pepper

Tarallini garlic, olive oil and hot pepper

Artisanal sparkling wine and panettone from Puglia

Artisanal sparkling wine and panettone from Puglia

Information
20 minutes Total time
45 minutes Active time
Serves 6 persons
Social share
Would you like to share this recipe with your friends? Have you tried it? Write us!

Preparation

Peel the pineapple and cut into cubes, and then caramelize them in a pan with a tablespoon of sugar and a tablespoon of butter over a low heat for 15 minutes. Meanwhile beat the eggs with the sugar and add the butter, previously melted in a pan. Add the coconut flour, then the flour with the baking powder, a little diced coconut and the caramelized pineapple. Pour the mixture into a cake tin and bake at 200°C for 45 minutes.

Tips
If you want a truly perfect sponge cake, make sure you don’t open the oven during cooking, because your plum cake may not rise so well.
Trivia
The coconut is excellent for health: it provides lovely ‘milk’, as well as a delicious and delicate flesh.

Step by step

**Click on the photos to access full step by step!

Comments