Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Pineapple Coconut Slice

Having a balance 3/4 can of pinapples, I came across this Pineapple Coconut Slice recipe from my Women's Weekly Baking Book.

These pineapple coconut slices were very delicious indeed. While it was baking in the oven, the smell of this cake was very tempting, and seriously, I can't wait for it to be ready so that I can try these slices.

Here we have, the slices are all ready!!! After cooling it for about 10 mins, I had quickly sliced a small little piece to try...:-p

Well, it was indeed very welcoming, with the nice fragrant of the dessicated coconut & pineapple, it had gave a very refreshing taste. Texture wise was soft & moist.
Hmm, they ain't the gals fav... as usual......hehehehe....
  I had brought the rest of the pineapple coconut slices to the office for my colleagues to try. They all said it was very yummy, soft & moist. Looks like this recipe had passed off well with the testers once again... hehehe....
 If you are a fan of pineapple & coconut, you might wanna try this recipe.:-D
Here is the recipe as adapted from the Women's Weekly Baking Book
(I had halved the ingredients and using a 8'x8" square pan instead)

185g butter, softened
165g caster sugar
3 eggs
50g dessicated coconut
260g self-raising flour
270ml can coconut cream
440g can crushed pineapple, well drained
25g shredded coconut ( i use dessicated)

lime glace icing
240g icing sugar
20g butter, melted
2 tbsp lime juice
sift icing sugar into small heatproof bowl, stir in butter & enough of the juice o make a soft paste. Stir over small saucepan of simmering water until icing is spreadable.

1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease 22cm x 32cm, rectangular cake pan; line base & sides with baking paper, extending paper over 5cm over edges.
2. Beat butter & sugar in a small bowl with electric mixer until light & fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Transfer mixture to a large bowl, stir in coconut, sifted flour, coconut cream & pineapple in 2 batches.
3. Spread mixture into pan & bake for 45 mins. Stand cake in pan 10 mins before turning top-side up onto the rack to cool.
4. Meanwhile make lime glace icing & spread over cake. Sprinkle with coconut

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