small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple

small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple

Today, it’s gonna be fast. I don’t want to tear you from your holiday weekend flow. Perhaps, only a little bit :-) So close your eyes and dream of a place of your choice with the finest white sandy beach, palm trees, turquoise waters and a huge portion of sun. All are in a happy sunshine mood and nothing can dampen your mood. And, do you hear the sound of the sea?


Yes, you’re right. If not, I might be able to help you with this coconut pineapple dessert . Creamy, sweet coconut mousse meets juicy pineapple cream. All is topped by a slice of grilled pineapple in coconut milk. About Pinterest, I stumbled by chance on the recipe for grilled pineapple from Nicole on her Blog dula notes and had to try this directly. Doesn’t it look so tasty? You want to bite in directly, don’t you? And what should I tell you. It is superb ;-)

small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple

small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple

While the dessert takes some time, because the individual layers must be solid first, all the time is worth the effort. 

small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple

small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple

 

small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple (4 à 6 cm)
coconut biscuit:
Preheat oven to 180 ° C. Mix egg yolks, half of the icing sugar and grated coconut until fluffy. Mix egg white, salt and remaining icing sugar until stiff. Mix flour and starch and sieve. Alternately carefully fold in egg white and flour into the egg yolk mixture. Put biscuit dough on a lined baking tray and bake for 9 - 12 minutes until golden. Then cut out 4 circles with a dessert ring.
coconut mousse:
Soak the gelatine in cold water for 10 minutes. Stir and heat coconut milk, sugar and coconut powder and dissolve gelatin in it. Allow to cool slightly and fold into the whipped cream. Sed aside in the fridge until the cream gets a bit solid. Add each of the four biscuit circles in a dessert ring. Fill each with 1/4 of the coconut mousse. Put in the fridghe. Once the mass is solid, make the pineapple mousse.
pineapple mousse:
Cut pineapple into small pieces. Soak the gelatine in cold water for 10 minutes. Caramelize sugar in a small saucepan, add pineapple and cook until tender. Puree pineapple with a blender finely and pass through a fine sieve. Add back to the pot and reheat, dissolve gelatin in it. Allow to cool slightly and then fold into the whipped cream. Dispense 1/4 pineapple mousse on coconut mousse and chill again.
grilled pineapple slices
Turn on the grill function of the oven. Place pineapple slices on baking paper, sprinkle with coconut milk and sugar. Grill in oven, make sure that the pineapples doesn't burn. Once the sugar is caramelized to golden, take the pineapple from the oven and sprinkle with rum. Cut cooled pineapple into pieces and lay over the pineapple mousse.
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small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple

Well, now I say goodbye and go again to my sun-lounger in the middle of the construction site.

Have a nice whit-sun!

3 Comments

3 Comments on small coconut pineapple cake with grilled pineapple

  1. Thalia @ butter and brioche
    26. May 2015 at 4:22 (4 months ago)

    This little cake is just beautiful! I don’t cook or eat pineapples enough so I definitely am inspired here to get some to use.

    Reply
  2. Nicole
    26. May 2015 at 14:40 (4 months ago)

    These are beautiful! What a lovely way to use the pineapple! I’m so happy you loved it.

    Reply
    • Eschhörnchen
      31. May 2015 at 15:29 (4 months ago)

      thanks :-)

      Reply

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