Pinacolada Cake / Pineapple and Coconut Rum Cake

Pinacolada Cake / Pineapple and Coconut Rum Cake

By Harshada
  • Serves: 4 - 5
  • Prep Time: 15 Minute
  • Cooking: 20 Minute
  • Calories:

After the cake-o-mania during christmas and new year , I took a brief break from baking! But hey!Its february already , and guess what? Valentine’s day fever is already up. With the streets going red with lots of stuffed hearts, baloons , ribbons..And cake shops , luring everyone with Valentine Themed cakes, and chocolates! And if it was just about going overboard…we have valentine special episodes in our daily soaps too !! With all this happening around, how can I stay away from gearing up for making something for my lil Valentine…my Kiddo ..and of course all you” NamakShamak Ites”!



  1. Beat together butter and sugar till fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and continue beating till light.
  2. Sift together flour and baking powder and baking soda. Grease and dust the baking tin and set aside. Preheat oven at 180 deg.C for 10 mins.
  3. Mix together 1/4 cup pineapple juice and 1/4 cup coconut milk. Fold in the sifted flour to the egg mixture alternately with the pineapple and coconut milk mix, till you get a smooth batter of ribbon consistency.
  4. Pour into the baking tin and bake in preheated oven for 20 - 30 mins , or till a skewer or knife inserted at the center of the cake comes out clean. I baked my cake in a loaf tin , to get nice square pastry pieces , when cut.
  5. Whip together cream , coconut cream and sugar till stiff peaks form. Refrigerate till further use.
  6. Cool the cake and demould. Cut horizontally into 2-3 slices.
  7. Line the baking loaf tin with cling wrap. Place the first cake slice at the base and drizzle some of the remaining pineapple juice to moisten it. Layer it with whipped cream. Place the second slice of cake over the cream. Repeat for remaining layers.
  8. Pull out the cling wrap with the cake from the tin. Peel off the cling wrap from the cake. Top the cake with pineapple pieces and cherries. Stick dessicated coconut on the sides of the cake and sprinkle on top. Cut into pieces and serve.

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