CHOCOLATE PINEAPPLE GATEAU


This cake is an amazing combination of chocolate and pineapple.The flavor and the aroma

of this cake is  really awesome.This is made up of a light sponge drizzled with pineapple

juice,and iced with chocolate butter cream.I like only fresh stewed pineapple in this

recipe.So let’s get into the recipe!

INGREDIENTS

For the sponge

100 gm flour

1 tsp.baking powder

4 eggs

100 gm flour

100 gm sugar

1 tsp.pineapple essence

a pinch of salt.

Separate the whites from the yolks.Beat the egg whites with salt till stiff.Add the yolks

and the whites gradually and beat well .Mix in the baking powder and flour.(do not beat at

this stage ,only fold in the flour.).Pour into greased tin(only at the bottom,or line at the

bottom with butter paper)Bake in a moderate oven(180 degrees )for 30-35 minutes.Allow

to cool and keep in the refridgerator till you prepare the icing .

For the pineapple filling

1 pineapple(core removed and cut into small cubes)

5-7 tblsp. of sugar

1/8 cup water.

Cook  all together till the pineapple is soft .

For the butter icing

200 gm unsalted butter

300 gm icing sugar

2-3 tblsp. cocoa powder or 1/2 cup milk chocolate melted

a little milk

1 tblsp rum/or brandy (optional)

1 tsp.vanilla essence.

Method 

Beat all together till well blended.

If you are using cocoa powder,mix it in hot water and  add  before beating.

To assemble

Cut the cake into layers (1 or 2 layers).Drizzle the layers with the pineapple juice.(the juice

from the stew)

Apply a layer of icing between the layers .Arrange the chopped and stewed pineapple on

the icing.Coat the whole cake with butter icing and decorate.

Drizzle with chocolate sauce if you like.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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