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Pineapple Gateaux

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Light and flavourful, a real pineapple delight

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings :

Pineapple Gateaux

Main Ingredients

Vanilla sponge cake, Pineapple

Cuisine

French

Course

Desserts

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Vanilla sponge cake
    1(8-inch)
  • Pineapple canned
    6 slices
  • Pineapple syrup
    1/2 cup
  • Thick cream
    1 1/2 cups

Method

Step 1


Reserve one slice of pineapple for decoration and chop the rest. Cut the sponge cake in half horizontally. Place the halves on a flat surface with the cut surface facing upward. Sprinkle a little pineapple syrup from the tin over each of them.

Step 2


Place the chopped pineapple in a bowl; add a little whipped cream and mix well. Spread the mixture on one half of the cake.

Step 3


Cover with the second half. Place the cake on a plate. Spread the remaining whipped cream smoothly over the top and the sides with a palette knife dipped in hot water.

Step 4


Cut the reserved pineapple slice in cubes and use to decorate the gâteau. Chill in a refrigerator till ready to serve.

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