Walnut and Pineapple Cake

Walnut and Pineapple Cake


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Crushed pineapple provides a wonderful sweetness and texture to this cake that comes with a recipe for a rich and complementary cream cheese icing.

Denise LaPonsie

Serves: 18 

  • Cake
  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 2 cups (400g) white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 large (565g) tin crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 cup (115g) chopped walnuts
  • Icing
  • 225g cream cheese
  • 115g butter
  • 2 cups (240g) icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Cake: Mix together flour, sugar, salt, bicarb soda, eggs and oil. Stir in pineapple with juice and nuts. Pour batter into a greased and floured 23 x 33cm cake tin.
  2. Bake at 180 degrees C for 45 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  3. Icing: Blend together cream cheese, butter, icing sugar and vanilla. Put icing on the cooled cake.

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