Coriander and pineapple cake

Category: 

This moist and aromatic cake is easy to prepare and is suitable for different occasions. The cream cheese frosting with the addition of pineapple juice is delicate and in perfect union with the not too sweet cake.


Coriander and pineapple cake
Preparation time
Cooking time

Ingredients

For 4 Person(s)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 0.25 cup wholemeal flour
  • 0.5 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 0.5 tsp baking soda
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tsp (or more) ground coriander
  • 0.25 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 cup finely chopped canned pineapple
  • 0.25 cup vegetable oil (I used olive oil)
  • 2 eggs at room temperature

Ingredients for the frosting

  • 60 g powdered sugar
  • 200 g cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp (or less) pineapple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Coriander and pineapple cake Directions

  1. In a bowl mix the flours, sugar, spices, salt, baking soda and baking powder.

    torta ananas 03
  2. Add the oil, eggs and pineapple previously drained (remember to set aside a few tablespoon of syrup for the frosting) and finely chopped. Mix together briefly.

    torta ananas 02
  3. Line a 20 cm baking tray with baking paper, then transfer the dough and bake it in preheated oven at 180° C for about 50 minutes. After this time, check if the cake is ready with a toothpick by sticking it in the center of the cake. If the toothpick is clean then the cake is ready otherwise it needs a few more minutes of cooking. Before stuffing the cake let it cool down completely.

    torta ananas 01
  4. For the frosting beat the cream cheese with icing sugar, two tablespoons of pineapple syrup and vanilla extract until it becomes smooth and fluffy (3 - 4 minutes).
  5. Divide the cake into 2 parts. Spread the first part with half of the frosting, cover with the second piece of cake. Finally cover the top piece with the remaining frosting then decorate with a few slices of pineapple and a spinkle of coriander powder.

    torta ananas 05


Nutrition facts

(vegetarian)
Per Serving

Reviews

5
Friday, 10 February 2017
The foto is not so great but the cake is amazing. Ive made it twice already and it is always perfect...
See Full Review >>
- dadiry

Add review

(5/5)
Enter your email and click on the captcha below to confirm your review.


Top

Recommended recipes

  • Rich and dense cocoa muffins with sparkling water

    The addition of sparkling water gives these muffins a certain softness. They are tender and fragrant. You can garnish them with any frosting of your liking or simply by adding chocolate glaze.

    Read more

  • Tzatziki sauce

    Tzatziki sauce can be used as an appetizer or a side dish. It’s a very simple and refreshing recipe created with yogurt, garlic and cucumbers.

    Read more

  • Peperonata

    This variation of Italian peperonata is a very tasty side dish composed of oven roasted bell peppers stewed in the pan with onion, cherry tomatoes and garlic. It can be served both hot and cold as a side dish paired with meat and fish or by itself on a bruschetta with a drizzle of olive oil.

    Read more

  • Naan bread

    Super tasty bread made on an iron-cast skillet or good non-stick frying pan. Traditionally baked in clay tandoor ovens, it has its origins in Persia but most of the time it's known as Indian or Pakistan flatbread. They are fluffy and fragrant and perfect eaten warm.

    Read more

  • Roasted tomato salsa

    Spicy, smoky and tasty - this salsa is perfect with fries, sandwiches, and crunchy snacks. A healthy, homemade version of a tex-mex sauce.

    Read more

  • Appetizer with pear, mascarpone cheese and nuts

    This delicious appetizer was served to me by a dear friend, who has largely inspired the creation of this site and that has greatly contributed to the birth of my passion for cooking. The appetizer is minimal, simple and elegant.

    Read more

  • Tomato and butter intense pasta sauce

    A very simple and very tasty recipe of pasta with tomato sauce. The sauce is cooked with olive oil, butter and onion to give it a deeper flavor than the classic tomato sauce and basil.

    Read more

  • Cucumber Sandwich

    This variation of the classic English appetizer is made with the addition of balsamic vinegar and Worcestershire sauce to cream cheese. This creates a delicious and flavorful spread combined with fresh cucumbers.

    Read more