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Pineapple and Ginger Cake

Pineapple and Ginger Cake

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.

For the syrup:

  • Combine the 210 g of pineapple juice from the can, sugar and fresh ginger in a saucepan. Simmer for about 7-8 minutes, until the syrup thickens a little.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Grease a 22 cm round cake pan and line with parchment paper. Press down on the parchment to make sure adheres to the cake pan nicely.
  • Arrange the pineapple slices on the bottom of the cake pan. Pour half of the syrup over them and set the rest aside to use at the end over cake.

For the cake:

  • Beat the butter and sugar in a mixer using the whisk attachment. Beat for 8-10 minutes until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, making sure to wait for each egg to be completely incorporated into the mixture before adding the next.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix by hand with a spatula, until completely combined.
  • Pour the mixture over the pineapple pieces in the cake pan. Smooth the top with a spoon.
  • Bake for 1 hour and then cover with aluminum foil and bake for another 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Carefully turn cake pan over to remove cake.
  • Serve with the remaining syrup and vanilla ice cream.
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

300
Calories (kcal)
15 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

14.4
Total Fat (g)
21 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

8.2
Saturated Fat (g)
41 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

36.0
Total Carbs (g)
14 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

24.0
Sugars (g)
27 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

5.4
Protein (g)
11 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.5
Fibre (g)
6 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.32
Sodium (g)
5 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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