Pineapple Truffle

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 11/2 litre milk
  • 1/2 kg sponge cake (vanilla)
  • 6 to 7 tbsp custard powder (vanilla)
  • 5 to 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1big tin pineapple rings
  • 3 to 4 tbsp mixed fruit jam

How to Make Pineapple Truffle

  • Boiling the milk
  • In a bowl dissolve the custard powder in 2 tbsp milk (the milk should not be hot)
  • Add this mixture to the boiling milk, stirring simultaneously to avoid lumps
  • Add sugar
  • Mix well till the sugar dissolves
  • The custard should be of pouring consistency
  • Cool
  • Chill in the fridge for 2 to 3 hours
  • Slice the cake horizontally
  • Open the pineapple tin and drain the syrup to keep aside
  • Prick the two halves of the cake with a fork
  • Sprinkle pineapple syrup lavishly on the two halves of the cake to moisten it
  • Finely chop about 4 rings of pineapple and keep aside the remaining 3 for decoration
  • Arrange in a deep glass dish (preferably square)
  • To garnish:
  • Arrange one half of the sponge cake at the bottom of the dish
  • Spread half of the jam on the cake
  • Evenly arrange chopped pineapple pieces on it
  • Evenly pour some chilled custard on it
  • Gently place the other half of the moistened cake on it
  • Evenly spread out the remaining jam
  • Pour the remaining custard, see to it that the whole cake is well covered with the custard
  • Decorate with half pineapple rings and cherries