Pineapple Pastries

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - flour.
  • 1 tsp - baking powder.
  • 4 eggs.
  • 3 tbsp - water.
  • 1/2 tsp - pineapple essence.
  • 1 tsp - butter for greasing the cake tin.
  • little flour for dusting the greased cake tin.
  • For the Icing:
  • 300 g - fresh cream.
  • 8 to 10 tbsp - icing sugar.
  • 1/2 tsp - pineapple essence.
  • 1 small tin pineapple slices.
  • few cherries for decoration.

How to Make Pineapple Pastries

  • Sieve the flour and the baking powder.
  • Separate the egg whites and the yolks.
  • Beat the whites, gradually adding the sugar till stiff. Beat the egg yolks.
  • Add the beaten egg yolks to the egg whites and beat them together for a few more minutes.
  • Gradually, fold in the sieved flour.
  • Add 3 tbsp of water and pineapple essence.
  • Grease a medium sized cake tin and dust it with flour.
  • Pre-heat the oven for 5-7 mins.
  • Bake the cake at 200 degree C for about 30 mins.
  • Insert a knife in the centre of the cake to check whether done, if it comes out clean, it is done. Cool completely.
  • For the icing:
  • Gently beat the fresh cream on ice.
  • Gradually add in the icing sugar.
  • Whip the cream till it thickens and soft peaks form.
  • Add essence and mix gently.
  • Chop 3 to 4 rings of pineapple into small pieces, and keep the remaining rings aside, for decoration.
  • Add chopped pieces of pineapple to half the cream and mix.
  • Keep rest of the cream for decoration.
  • Slice the cake horizontally into two halves.
  • Soak the two halves of the cake with some pineapple syrup.
  • On the lower half of the cake, evenly spread out the cream with chopped pieces of pineapple.
  • Place the other of the cake on top of it.
  • Cover the top and the sides of the cake with the kept aside cream.
  • Decorate the cake with pineapple pieces and cherries.