The following cakes will delight any fan of dense and moist fruit cakes, with an added bonus of tropical flavors and aroma of pineapple, coconut, rum and vanilla.
This “all in one bowl” type of cake is quick and easy to assemble. Baking time is a bit longer than usual for such cakes, and is done on somewhat lower temperature, as the batter is quite moist and needs more tender care.
While the cakes can be served as is, to make things more interesting, I drizzled one with pineapple glaze, while the other was topped with a thick crushed pineapple spread. Choose one or both – according to your liking, and enjoy.
* As I couldn’t get reasonable fresh pineapple, I opted for the next best option, of crushed pineapple in pineapple juice. However, if you have fresh ripe pineapple, you can definitely use it instead.
Makes: 2 loaf…
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