Chocolate Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Chocolate Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a delicious recipe that makes a perfect dessert for any occasion. This is not the classic recipe of pineapple upside down cake as I’ve wanted  to pair pineapple with coconut and chocolate. The combination is absolutely irresistible.


This recipe is very easy and quick to prepare and is a must-have for anybody who love chocolate and pineapples.


The cake is best served slightly warm with a big scoop of ice cream on top. Hope you will try it out and enjoy!


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  • Makes about 10-12 servings
  • Pineapple Topping
  • 1/4 cup (60g) unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup (70g) light brown sugar
  • 6 or 7 pineapple slices, canned
  • Chocolate Coconut Cake
  • 1 cup (125g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (50g) unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup (40g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2g) salt
  • 1 tsp (4g) baking powder
  • 1/3 cup (75g) unsalted butter, soft
  • 2/3 cup (135g) sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp (5g) coconut extract
  • 3/4 cup (180g) coconut milk
  • 3 oz (80g) semisweet chocolate, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Grease a 9 inch (23cm) pan and line with parchment paper.
  2. In a small saucepan melt butter over low heat, add sugar and cook until sugar dissolves . Pour the mixture in the prepared pan and arrange the pineapple slices. Set aside until you prepare the chocolate cake.
  3. In a medium bowl combine the flour, cocoa powder, shredded coconut, baking powder and salt.
  4. In another bowl mix the butter and sugar until thick and creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, coconut extract and mix to combine.
  5. With the mixer on low, alternate adding gradually flour mixture and coconut milk until all is well incorporated.
  6. Add the melted chocolate and mix to incorporate.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few crumbs.
  8. Let it cool in the pan for few minutes minutes, then invert onto a serving platter.
  9. Serve slightly warm with a big scoop of ice cream on top. Enjoy!
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Nutrition facts 1 Serving out of 12 - Calories:299, Fat:17.7g, Saturated Fat:12g, Carbohydrates:35.2g, Sugar:23.7g, Fiber:2.6g, Protein: 3.9g, Cholesterol:65mg, 154mg, Vitamin D 10mcg 51%, Calcium 38mg 3%, Iron 2mg 13%, Potassium 233mg 5%, daily percent valaues are based on a 2000 cal diet
On August 03, 2018 at 01:02 pm, heba said...
Hi Ella thank you for your delicious recipes Wanna ask you if we can replace coconut milk with whole milk as it is not available in my country Thank you again Have a nice weekend ????

Hi Heba.

Yes, you can use whole milk.

On May 07, 2020 at 05:36 pm, Josie said...
Hiya, super excited to make this - would this be cooked on 160C for a fan oven?

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