Pineapple sponge cake with cream cheese frosting

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rustic kitchn

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“This is a delicious and moist cake with the sweet scent of pineapple. My tip is to use room temperature ingredients and pineapple should be puréed. While layering poke the cake and pour some pineapple juice while the cake is hot which adds to the spongy and soft texture of the cake. 😊”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
15
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-8+
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
eggs
125 oz unsalted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1½ tsp baking powder
1 pinch salt
1 cup pineapple
1½ cups cream cheese
½ cup confectioner’s sugar
⅓ cup pineapple juice

Utensils

  • stand mixer with paddle
  • Knife and stand mixer
  • whisk
  • spatula
  • baking pan
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • gravity cake stand
  • palette knife
  • knife
  • Step 1/8

    • 1 cup sugar
    • eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • stand mixer with paddle

    Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla extract till light and creamy.

  • Step 2/8

    • 125 oz unsalted butter
    • Knife and stand mixer

    Then add butter,

  • Step 3/8

    • 1 cup flour
    • 1½ tsp baking powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • whisk

    Add the dry ingredients and beat lightly

  • Step 4/8

    Then add pineapple purée
    • 1 cup pineapple
    • spatula

    Then add pineapple purée

  • Step 5/8

    Then pour into 2 round pans already lined with parchment paper and bake at 180 degrees for 30-35 mins.
    • baking pan

    Then pour into 2 round pans already lined with parchment paper and bake at 180 degrees for 30-35 mins.

  • Step 6/8

    Remove from the oven and allow to cook for an hour. Prepare cream cheese frosting, layer the cakes and ice them.
    • 1½ cups cream cheese
    • ½ cup confectioner’s sugar
    • ⅓ cup pineapple juice
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Remove from the oven and allow to cook for an hour. Prepare cream cheese frosting, layer the cakes and ice them.

  • Step 7/8

    Place the first layer and top with frosting, then place the second layer frost it and level the frosting. Cake is ready to be served.
    • gravity cake stand
    • palette knife

    Place the first layer and top with frosting, then place the second layer frost it and level the frosting. Cake is ready to be served.

  • Step 8/8

    Chill the cake and serve cold with tea or coffees
    • knife

    Chill the cake and serve cold with tea or coffees

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