May 9, 2012

Lion shaped chocolate pineapple cake

lion cake 1
This cake is as simple and quick to prepare as it is delicious to eat.

Ingredients :
  1. All purpose flour - 1 cup (150 g)
  2. Unsweetened cocoa powder - 1/2 cup (75 g)
  3. Baking powder - 1 tsp
  4. Ground cinnamon - 1 tsp
  5. Salt - 1/4 tsp
  6. Butter - 3/4 cup (180 g)
  7. Sugar - 1 1/2 cups (300 g)
  8. Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  9. Eggs - 3 nos
  10. Crushed canned pineapple, drained - 1 cup (200 g)
  11. Walnuts, chopped - 1/4 cup (60 g)
  12. Whipped cream frosting for frosting
lion cake 2

Method :

1.   Preheat the oven to 180 C.  Lightly grease and flour a baking pan.

2.   Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl.  Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla until creamy.

3.   Add the eggs one a time, beating until just blended.  Gradually beat in the dry ingredients.  Stir in the pineapple and walnuts by hand.  Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.

4.   Bake for 35 - 45 mins.  Cool the cake completely and decorate it with the whipped cream frosting.

lion cake 3

Happy baking :)

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