Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Pineapple Pastry for New year


For the Cake:

  • 2 Cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar (Confectioner's Sugar)
  • 6 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Pineapple Essence

For Filling & Frosting:

  • 2 Cups heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Cup Pine apple Chunks

For the Syrup:

  • 2 tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup cold water
  • 1/2 tsp Pineapple essence


  • Preheat oven to 300F.Lightly oil & flour the metal pan & set aside.
  • Seperate the white from the yolks.Beat each separately adding pineapple extract & lil sugar at a time.
  • The Whites should form stiff peaks & the yolks should be pale & thick.
  • Slowly mix the beaten yolks into whites in a circular inward to outward motion. Do not beat or mix vigorously.
  • Sift flour & baking powder twice & mix with the beaten eggs.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pans.Bake for 20 mts till cake is done & springs back on touch or a toothpick come out clean when inserted.
  • Let the pan cool for 10 mts& invert cake.let it cool completely before frosting.
  • Chill the beater & bowl in which you will whip the cream.
  • Whip cream while slowly adding sugar till cream is thick & stiff.(Do not overbeat , it turns to butter)
  • Mix Sugar, essence & water in a bowl.Cut the cake into two equal halves.
  • Place one cake & spoon the syrup all over the cake till it is moist (not till soggy)
  • Spread an even layer of the cream, some pineapple chunks.Place the other cake on the top & again spoon some syrup over it like before.
  • Spread an even & thick layer of cream on the top & decorate with the pine apple Chunks & cherries.
  • Decorate the cake with the cream as per your imagination.Enjoy the pastry.

Happy New year Once again.

1 comment:

  1. woow...I love pineapples.. tat too homemade cakes with pineapple .. yummy.. really a good recipe ..
    Im not as good as you in cooking.. but still trying some stuffs..Do visit my blog