Pineapple Chocolate Cake
- For the dough
- 250 grams butter
- 200 grams sugar
- 1 pinch salt
- 6 eggs
- 300 grams Pastry flour
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 2 teaspoons Baking powder
- 100 grams Coconut flakes
- 4 tablespoons milk
- 1 tablespoon Cocoa
- 1 large can Pineapple (drained and diced)
Preheat the oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Cream butter, sugar and salt. Add eggs, one at a time, and stir until mixture is frothy. In another bowl, combine flour, cornstarch and baking powder . Stir dry ingredients into butter mixture. Dough should be smooth and spreadable, add a little more milk if needed.
Divide dough in half. Add coconut flakes and 1 tablespoon milk to one portion of dough. Add cocoa powder and 2 tablespoons milk to remaining portion of dough. Spread coconut dough on a baking sheet and smooth. Spread chocolate dough on coconut dough and top with pineapple.
Bake for 30-40 minutes. Remove and let cool in the baking sheet.
Beat cream and stir in powdered sugar. Spread cream onto cake. Sprinkle with grated chocolate and coconut flakes and serve.