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Pina Colada Cake

 

 

Today is J’s birthday. With D’s board exams fast approaching, I had totally lost track of the dates. Thankfully better sense prevailed yesterday morning. Though my initial plans were to make a cake with fondant icing, I had to scrap the idea due to lack of time. The cake I made was Pina Colada cake with Whipped Cream Icing. I got the recipe of the cake from Sally’s Baking Addictions. I sed dark brown sugar, hence the dark colour. If you use only regular sugar, you will get a light coloured cake.

Pina Colada Cake

Today is J's birthday. With D's board exams fast approaching, I had totally lost track of the dates. Thankfully better sense prevailed yesterday morning. Though my initial plans were to make a cake with fondant icing, I had to scrap the idea due to lack of time. The cake I made was Pina Colada cake
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Desserts

Ingredients
  

  • 210 gms Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 115 gms Butter Melted
  • 150 gms Sugar Demerara
  • 50 gms Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla essence

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180 C.
  • Sieve the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt 4-5 times. Keep aside.
  • If you want, you could powder the sugar, for easy mixing.
  • Take the butter in a bowl.
  • Add the sugars.
  • Beat till thick and creamy.
  • Add the egg, pineapple juice, coconut milk and vanilla and mix well.
  • Slowly add the flour mix.
  • Blend well, making sure no lumps remain.
  • Pour the batter into a prepared cake tin.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or till an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  • This is how the cake looked after frosting and cutting.
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