Moist Pineapple Cakes for Mature Palates

Moist Pineapple Cakes for Mature Palates

These are moist cakes for adult palates with a tropical pineapple flavor and sweet brandy. They also makes a nice gift.

Ingredients: makes 6-7 mini cakes

150 g
1 tablespoon
●Unsalted butter
100 g
●Granulated sugar
80 g
☆Cake flour
100 g
☆Baking powder
3 g


1. Cut the pineapple into small cubes, and soak in the brandy. Preheat the oven to 170 ℃.
2. Put the unsalted butter, softened at room temperature, in a bowl and use a whisk to gently whip. Add the granulated sugar and mix.
3. Add the egg a little at a time and mix well.
4. Combine and sift the dry ingredients together. Add half to the bowl and mix using a rubber spatula.
5. Add half of the pineapple from Step 1 and mix. Add the remaining dry ingredients, then the remaining pineapple (together with the brandy). Mix everything together.
6. Pour into your choice of cake molds, and bake for 30-35 minutes in the oven preheated to 170℃ .
7. Since they are moist and soft after they finish baking, handle them carefully. Once they cool, top with powdered sugar and they're complete.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made these sweet, moist, and aromatic pineapple and brandy cakes for a Mother's Day present. I don't really like dry textured cakes, so I add brandy for plenty of moistness.