How to Make Pineapple Cake

How to Make Pineapple Cake:

How to Make Pineapple Cake


  • 14oz can crushed pineapple
  • 6oz butter
  • 6oz caster/superfine sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 10oz self raising flour
  • 2 level teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 level teaspoons mixed spice
  • 2oz ground almonds


  •  Preheat the oven to 350oF/180oC/gas Mk 4.
  •  Grease and line a 7 inch square cake tin.
  •  Drain the juice from the can of pineapple and reserve.
  •  Roughly chop the fruit, keeping about 8 good pieces of fruit for decoration.
  •  Place the butter, sugar, eggs and 3 tablespoons juice in a mixing bowl.
  •  Sift in the flour, mixed spice and baking powder and stir well.
  •  Add the ground almonds and chopped pineapple pieces.
  •  Beat all the ingredients together for 2-3 minutes.
  •  Spoon into the tin, smooth over the top and place the 8 pieces of pineapple around the edge.
  •  Bake in the centre of the oven for 1 1/4 – 1 1/2 hours until golden brown and firm to the touch.
  •  Leave in the cake tin for a few minutes and then carefully turn out onto a wire rack.
  • Remove the greaseproof paper and leave to cool.

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