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Piña Colada Cake

Pina colada cake

Ingredients Pina Colada Cake

For the cake

250 g pineapple chunks (canned)
150 g coconut milk
100 g sugar
3 eggs
75 g corn starch
225 g flower
3 tea spoons baking powder
100 g desiccated coconut

For the Icing

2 teaspoons lemon juice
2-3 tablespoons icing sugar
2 tablespoons pineapple juice (from the can above)
one or two spoon full of dessicated coconut for decoration

Peparing the cake

  • beat the eggs and sugar
  • add flour, starch, baking powder, coconut milk and beat until dough is smooth
  • add 100 gr of dessicated coconut & the finely chopped pineapples
  • carefully mix into the dough with a spoon


Preheated oven to 150°C

Bake for about 1,5 hours

Once the cake has cooled down

Mix the icing ingredients and put on top of the cake then sprinkle some of the coconut over it

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Messy Log … Mascarpone Cake

mascarpone messy log

The Chocolate Base

5 eggs

100g sugar

100g flour

3 generous tablespoons Green&Blacks organic cacao

  1. Beat eggs until foaming
  2. Add sugar until foamy
  3. Sieve flour and cacao into and beat lightly
  • Bake for ca 10-15min
  • Make sure it is not too dry
  • Once you take it out of the oven put a clean moist kitchen towel over the dough whilst it is cooling down

The Filling

  1. 350g mascarpone
  2. 3 table spoons demerera sugar
  3. 1 shot Amaretto
  4. 100g chocolate chips
  5. 1 peeled and finely cut orange
  6. 1/2 cup orange juice
  • Mix it thoroughly
  • spread evenly onto the cooled base
  • carefully roll it
  • dust more cacao powder over it
  • rest in fridge for at least a couple of hours before serving