Hi Pam, We have not used fresh pineapple, but I think it would be fine to do so. xo. Our favorite Pineapple & Cream filling recipe has been hiding out in our Recipes section for years, but we’ve never had a post or photos to really highlight how fantastic this cake really is! Check the cake at 25 minutes. I am wanting to bake this cake today to give it a try! The espresso works to elevate the flavors in much the same way as vanilla extract and I now think of it as an essential part of my spice cabinet. Cut the cold cream cheese into pieces and add to the butter, beating at low to medium speed until incorporated. Beat on low to medium speed until the butter is softened and smooth. Hi Dalia, Ideally, it is best to complete this cake only one day before serving. Sprinkle on brown sugar. Melissa Diamond. Love, Love, Love! Thanks. Our top picks include classic pineapple upside-down cake and more. ;0). Hello! So if you are a faint of heart chocolate cake person, this is not the cake for you. Then the requests for the recipe started. I suggest you use only two 9×2 inch round pans. Scaled for a crowd, this recipe bakes beautifully in a rimmed baking sheet and is perfect for all sorts of get-togethers. I’m sorry, Sadie, but I don’t have this recipe in grams. Do you think using an additional 2 sticks of butter instead of the two 8oz cream cheese packs? Travel to the tropics with our easy pineapple cake recipes. Need to work on my piping skills but the taste is super awesome! We used Jell-O brand pudding. For each cup of flour in the recipe, remove 2 Tablespoons and replace with 2 Tablespoons cornstarch (corn flour in the UK). I also don’t know what a small packet of one is. This Pineapple White Chocolate Cake Recipe is easy to make, contains white chocolate with a beautiful light texture, and loaded with the aroma of pineapple in every bite. Mix on low speed for at least 30 seconds to combine. lol ;0), Lovely! Finally, if you are interested in having full access to every cake video tutorial that we’ve made, as well as our cake decorating forums, we’d love to have you as a member! You could also use two 9 inch pans. Several people have commented that they use the hot coffee instead of espresso powder and boiling water successfully with this recipe, Kayla. Your email address will not be published. Hi Gayle, Yes, you can. It’s my first time trying to make this recipe. Wondering if you’ve tried Canadian cake flour for this recipe and if the results were the same? I would recommend placing the pans on a wire rack when you take them out of the oven to allow them to cool in the pans for the 10 minutes described in the instructions to get more air underneath the pan. Which kind of chocolate would you like in the recipe? The previous recipe is very good also, but this is our new favorite. You can make it yourself. My recipe for Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe based on this recipe makes 12 cupcakes. Set aside until you prepare the chocolate cake. Hardest thing about making the cake was finding the espresso powder at Walmart, but I found it with help from an employee. I was a little concerned because I didn’t know how much the batter would rise in the pans since it’s the first cake I’ve made at low altitude since I move to AL, but it was fine. For a super quick pineapple decoration, I melted white candy coating, spooned it into a disposable piping bag (with the tip snipped away) and piped a couple of pineapples with anchors onto a waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Hi Maureen, Thank you for your nice comments on the recipes. Required fields are marked *. :-) the pineapple filling is super yum! You can find out all of the details here: My Cake School Joining Information, Filed Under: Blog Tutorials, Cakes and Cupcakes, Recipes Tagged With: Pineapple and Cream Cake, Pineapple Cake. I’m sorry, Ruth, but I don’t have the UK measures. Add the … Hope your Dad will enjoy his birthday cake!! Maybe someone else here has and can tell you how their cake turned out. Let me know if you have other questions. The options are endless! Hi Tom, Yes, it will be fine to use buttercream. I think you can get 24 to 36 cupcakes depending on size of cupcake and how full you fill the cupcake liners. I can’t wait to give it a go! Enter your email below and receive a weekly update of new video tutorials, recipes and more. I normally use whole milk, Laura, but you can use whichever type milk you prefer. ), After filling my cake layers, I frosted the cake in a thin coat of classic Cream Cheese Frosting. I can’t say for sure how the outcome would be to replace all of the butter with oil. Try the classic pineapple upside-down cake and lots more with our easy and deliciously moist pineapple cake recipes. This frosting will pipe best if used while still chilled. I baked for 40 minutes. Top pineapple cake recipes. I would try changing the butter to 1 1/4 sticks (141g) and add 1/4 cup (36g) vegetable oil. A half sheet cake is 11×15 needs 11 cups batter so you would need to double the recipe. (425g) reserving 1/3 cup if you want to add pineapple to the top of the cake. Hi Megan, I’m glad you’re making this recipe, let us know how it goes! I used Bob’s Redhill gluten free 1 to 1 baking flour and everyone loved it!!! Thank you for the recipe! It is a definite winner! Thanks in advance! Hope your spouse has a happy birthday today and loves the cake, too. I like to store under a cake dome to keep the cake fresh. I omitted the espresso since it was a birthday cake for someone who doesn’t like coffee, and it still tasted incredible! I’ve made this 4 times. I am so happy that you and your friends enjoyed it! I’ve always loved your recipes and have tried some of your recipes which were great. It still tastes good but very dense. In my post I describe how you can make this an egg-free cake. You could use pineapple filling from our Coconut Pineapple Cake — link to recipe below. can crushed pineapple, DRAINED. Hi Natasha, Your cupcakes are beautiful, I’m happy they were a hit!! Does this cake have to be stored in the fridge since it has pudding in it? https://www.foodfromportugal.com/recipes/chocolate-pineapple-cake My kids love it! The pineapple filling alone with the yellow cake really does give it a delicious pineapple flavor. Hi, I would love to try this recipe, but I would need to make a cake 4 days before the party… do you know if it would still be good if refrigerated? DULCE DE LECHE WAFERS Unilever UK. Not as long if using a cardboard cake box but you could wrap the box in plastic wrap to make it more airtight. Mix on low speed for at least 30 seconds to … Practically one for whatever need you might have. Whisk through to combine or, using your paddle attachment, stir through flour mixture until combined well. You can use the same amount of melted butter as the oil in the recipe. I hope your brother has a happy birthday and enjoys his cake. And I’m sure it would have turned out perfectly, too. 3 cups sugar You can use three 8 x 2 inch pans filling no more than 2/3’s full. I’m going to be making this cake again and again but the problem I have is the icing which turns out runny. Cool for 5 minutes and turn out of pans. Thanks so much for posting! Hi, Originally published 2012. Tried this recipe for a one layer cake by scaling it down to half. Keep in mind that the amount of instant pudding in the recipe is 3.4 ounces (96g) so that is the amount you would use. Hope you will enjoy the cake. ..where I share sweet, savory and southern recipes, as well as home and garden tips and tidbits of travel. Can I use fresh pineapple? So glad you love the cake. Looks amazing! Since we don’t actually use any pineapple or flavoring in the yellow cake batter, it’s the Pineapple & Cream Filling that is the true star of this recipe. Sorry you missed that. If so how much should I use? Hi Bebe- Could I make this in a 6 inch round pan? Add the vanilla to the 1 cup buttermilk. It just needs to be warm enough that when you press with fingertip, a slight dent will be in the butter. Divide batter evenly between your three prepared (8 inch) pans. Only add 1 cup of sugar followed by about a tablespoon of milk at a time and beat at least a minute after each addition until the frosting is the consistency you want. All rights reserved | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy, « Buttercream Embroidery Cake-Video Tutorial. Hope you enjoy the cake. I never liked box chocolate cake mixes. Chill in the freezer for a few minutes until firm, or in the refrigerator for a few additional minutes. With two layers of pineapple filling in this cake– plus the additional that we spread on top, every slice is bursting with luscious pineapple flavor! Delicious recipe! Hi Phyllis, Thank you for your nice comment about the cake! Hi Caryn, This recipe makes 7 cups batter. Mix for 2 minutes. Let me know your thoughts if you decide to give it a try. Everyone loves this cake when I make it ! Hi! You will need to refrigerate the cake, both the pineapple filling and the cream cheese frosting require refrigeration. Hi Mae, Your cake looks wonderful, so happy you gave the recipe a try!! I haven’t tried walnut or peanut oil with this recipe so I can’t tell you how they will be. Looking for pineapple cake recipes? ), The Perfect EASY Pineapple Cake Filling: First, we substituted whipping cream for the milk used in the instant pudding recipe and whipped it with a hand mixer until smooth and fluffy. The BEST chocolate cake recipe EVER!!! To make the cake as a gluten-free chocolate cake recipe, I’ve successfully used an equal amount of gluten-free flour in place of the all-purpose flour listed in the recipe. Put the first 5 ingredients into the bowl of your mixer. This is a keeper, The best Pineapple cake I have ever tried. Layer pineapple (with the juice), then cherry pie filling in the baking dish. I’m happy all went well. Thanks for sharing your recipe! Ive made this many time now and it always turns out well! If you decide to give the pineapple juice a try, I would love to know what you think. We hope that you enjoy this scratch Pineapple Cake Recipe! Hi Naeha, For us an 8 inch cake such as this one serves 15 to 18. All that you need is a small box of instant vanilla pudding, crushed pineapple, and whipping cream. Easy to make!!! Did cupcakes and Was asked from several people where I purchased them!! Also, if you have a yellow cake recipe of your own it is fine to use that for your 9 inch pans, then using the filling and frosting from Melissa’s recipe. How can I make it stiffer? Just be careful not to overfill your pan. I’ve tested using an equal amount of melted coconut oil to the vegetable oil called for in the recipe. That’s it! This cake turned out Awesome and tasted amazing, even though I used a half more of butter in cake batter. If you’ve not tried a bit of espresso when baking with chocolate, you really should. This will be my new go-to chocolate cake recipe. Remove the rack from the top of the cake and let the cake cool completely. I will say that I wished it had had more pineapple taste, so if I make it again, I will try the pineapple cake layer recipe as suggested. If I made this in a 6 in would I add 2 cups of batter to three 6 in pans? Process the drained pineapple (reserving the juice just in case) and cream cheese until smooth and amalgamated. @MsGF & Jennifer- Thanks!! It is in the oven now. If a cake makes you dance, you know it’s a keeper. Thank you:). Do I need to refrigerate the cake. Can I bake this cake in two 9 inch pans without any adjustments to the recipe? I cannot say enough about this pineapple filling. We think most cakes are best eaten by the third day. Hi Deanna, This recipe makes only 6 1/2 cups batter. The last two times it came out of the oven nice and high then as it cooled it sunk To make the cake an egg-free chocolate cake recipe, I’ve used 2/3 cup of unsweetened applesauce in place of the 2 large eggs in the recipe. Start looking for the sides of the cake to start releasing from the pans 5-10 minutes earlier than the recipe for the 9-inch pans. Hope all goes well. Preheat the oven to 180C/170C Fan/Gas 4. But I did just put pineapple on top of the cc icing. Please read my. The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe – A one bowl chocolate cake recipe that is quick, easy, and delicious! If you are not familiar with this method, you should watch Melissa’s video. Reduce speed and carefully add boiling water to the cake batter until well combined. Put each layer into a freezer bag and freeze up to 2 months. Hope you enjoy! Then place in an airtight container or wrap completely so it is airtight and refrigerate. So moist. ;0) I’ve just adjusted. So as for my house, this chocolate cake recipe now holds that honor. It’s so dark and chocolatey I wasn’t sure if kids would like it, but they ate every last crumb (it was for a 6 year old’s birthday party last year). The only recipe where I haven’t had to tweak something in order for the cake to cook properly. Can you use canned coconut milk or regular milk instead of the plant based milks? I thought cake flour made my cake a little too tender when I tried it, though. For just a single layer sheet cake, you could frost the sheet cake and then spread the pineapple filling over the top. I made the chocolate buttercream icing that is recommended, and it was so rich and decadent. Fill the cup with milk, stir and let sit for 5 minutes. I’ve listed some of the modifications I’ve tested that I think may be of interest to you. Below I will list amounts for 1 1/2 times the recipe – this will give you 12 cups of batter. (We’ve referred to this luscious cream filling as a “mock mousse” in other recipes.). Then, frost the cake once it has completely thawed. Bake at the same temperature. I’m making this for one of our Christmas desserts. Hi, so I’m going to make this cake for my grandmothers bday this weekend, but I’d like to use three 9” pans instead of the 8”. This vanilla pudding and pineapple combination is reminiscent of the filling used in a southern Pig Pickin’ Cake, minus the oranges and whipped topping. 3/4 teaspoon salt Thanks for this great recipe. My question is, what is the shelf life if kept in an airtight container in the fridge? I loved this cake and the frosting. Place a piece of parchment cut to the size of the pan in the bottom of each. I think a 2 row ball border or shell border would be wide enough. You may not need the entire 1/2 cup milk. Thank you! Wesley, I use natural unsweetened cocoa powder when I make this cake. Hello Melissa & BeBe! Pineapple Filling.- Unlike the pineapple & cream filling, this delicious homemade recipe is a cooked pineapple filling which can be made quickly and easily with just a few simple ingredients! I’ve also used Bob’s Red Mill Egg Replacer with great success. What a sweet thing to do, Lise. A first time making a Pineapple Cake and it turned out GREAT!! To recreate the cake in a sheet cake you would need to have a 2 layer sheet cake so you could spread the pineapple filling between to two sheet cakes. Preheat the oven to gas mark 4/180°C/160°C Fan/350ºF, and butter and line two loosebottomed, 20cm / 8 inch sandwich tins. Thanks for replying. There are plenty of claims for the best chocolate cake recipe. 3 sticks unsalted butter, slightly softened No one would have known it was gluten free! Your email address will not be published. Lightly grease a 20cm square cake tin and line the base and sides with greaseproof paper. The cake needs to be refrigerated and this helps also. The Best Pineapple Chocolate Dessert Recipes on Yummly | Vanilla Pina Colada, Chocolate Dessert Round With Mixed Fruit, ... CHOCOLATE CAKE AND CARTE D’OR VANILLA Unilever UK. Thank you!! Irene. The completed cake will need refrigeration because of the pineapple and cream cheese. Made this recipe into 12 cupcakes and a 9in cake. One tablespoon baking powder is correct for the recipe. It is good to do a test cupcake to see how many seconds to fill the cupcake (probably 3 or 4 seconds) to get the amount you want into the cupcake. Moreover, this White Chocolate Cake Recipe is perfect for tea time or simply when you want to bite into a soft and moist plain cake … My husband, who is a HUGE fan of all things pineapple, was so overjoyed last week when I came home from Mom’s with this deliciousness that he danced around the kitchen with his slice. The dry ingredients will be moistened/coated by the butter and will stick to together if you press some between two fingers. Nutritional information is for the cake only. I am so sorry I didn’t fully read the recipe and I just saw your side note about extract. Use an electric mixer to combine the cake mixture, vegetable oil, pineapple juice and eggs in a large bowl. If you and your people love pineapple, this is sure to become a treasured family favorite. Just wondering: do you happen to have this recipe in grams? Increase mixing speed and beat until fluffy. Pound cake can be baked in loaf pans. The bag will be firm and you can push it into the cupcake center to add the filling. This is going to be my first time baking a cake so I will take all the advice I can get. Ingredients & Variations. With the mixer on lowest speed gradually pour into the mixer. Cut the butter into slices and add to the bowl of your mixer. But Would it be shelf stable.. as we are using wippied cream as filling? Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5. Can I add pineapple juice, instead of buttermilk to give more rich flavour? I’m planning on making this cake with a nutella cream cheese frosting for my brother’s birthday. Using reduced fat or the spreadable cream cheese will cause the frosting to be too soft. I’d like to make this for my Dad’s birthday. I’ve additionally tested the chocolate cake recipe with additional oils, as well as butter. Just melt, pipe, and chill. Banana and Pineapple Cake 42 reviews . Mariana, it is 124 kilocalories which is the same as 124 calories in nutrition. Add the eggs 1 at a time, mixing until blended. Stir with a wooden spoon to combine. This is the easiest and most delicious cake to make!!! I’ve also tested using the same volume of melted butter in place of the oils in the chocolate cake. The buttermilk will give your a softer and more fluffy texture. You could make a 9×12 sheet cake. Whisk in baking powder, baking soda and salt until completely combined. This recipe makes a perfect dozen so that you can scale the recipe to make as many chocolate cupcakes as you need! This recipe features Fudge Icing, but you can definitely substitute the icing for whatever you fancy! Make sure your butter is not too warm. Hi Blair, This recipe makes approx. Hi Barbara- You will use the pineapple filling just between the baked yellow cake layers. If you don’t use cake and use all purpose flour, do you still use 1 tablespoon of bake powder? I have finally made this cake! If you are interested in all things pineapple, make sure to save these recipes! Hi Apurva, I have never tried using a substitute for the instant vanilla pudding so I am not sure of the result. Home » By Course » Dessert Recipes » The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe {Ever}, Published on: April 18, 2017 / Updated on May 25, 2020. There was a little too much batter and the pans overflowed. Ever? The yellow cake now uses additional butter as well as buttermilk, making it even more moist (and it also yields more batter). Hi Natasha, The recipe makes 6 1/2 cups batter. This is correct and results in the most delicious and moist chocolate cake I’ve ever tasted! The cake batter really can be made in a bowl without the use of a heavy duty mixer. Canned pineapple or pieces of fresh pineapple … Does one do better than the other? 325°F and grease and flour three 8x2 inch round cake pans I think freezing the crushed pineapple in batter! 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