Chocolate And Pineapple Cake

Want to bake a cake for a social but very press for time? Or you are just like me feeling lazy to take out the electric mixer? Whatever your reason is, how about make this easy stir and bake cake for a day like that?   You can serve this cake as it is, or make a ganache to pour over it or just sprinkle with some coco powder, whatever way you chose to serve is going to be yummy! 


125g plain flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda

100g chocolate 

100g coconut oil / corn oil

100g brown sugar 

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

120g pineapple (diced)


Pre heat oven to 170°C

Line baking tray with baking paper

Sift plain flour, baking powder and bicarbonate soda into a large mixing bowl

In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate and oil over low heat, remove from heat

Stir in brown sugar till melted then add in the eggs

Add chocolate mixture into the flour and mix till well blended

Add in pineapple and mix well

Pour into the baking tray and bake for 40-45 min or till cooked

Stand for 10 min then turning to wire rack to cool