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Pineapple White Chocolate Sponge Cake

Author: Alisha Rodrigues
4.5 from 2 votes
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Course: Cakes
Keyword: cake recipes, cake sponge, Pineapple, white chocolate
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
Calories: 323kcal
Adjust Servings Here: 12 -15 slices
This Pineapple White Chocolate Cake Sponge is easy to make with a beautiful light texture and loaded with the aroma of pineapple in every bite. Perfect for tea time or simply when you want to bite into a delicious plain cake with no loaded frostings


  • ½ cup 100 grams white chocolate, chopped 
  • ½ cup 115 grams salted butter 
  • ¾ cup 150 grams castor sugar
  • 1 teaspoon 5ml pineapple essence, good quality 
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ¾ cup 70 grams almond powder
  • 120 grams all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon 4 grams baking powder 
  • 3 egg whites


  • In a bowl, combine the all-purpose flour and baking powder together. Mix well and set aside
  • On a double boiler, melt the chopped white chocolate and butter together
  • In a bowl, combine the castor sugar, egg yolks, and white chocolate & butter mixture. Beat well until all the sugar has dissolved
  • Add the almond powder and pineapple essence, continue beating
  • In another bowl, beat the egg whites until it forms stiff peaks, set aside
  • Now, fold in the flour mixture in the egg yolk mixture. 
  • Slowly add the egg whites, a little at a time and continue folding making sure there are no lumps
  • Pour this batter in a 7-inch cake tray lined with parchment paper, bake at 170 degrees C for 30 to 40 mins or until an inserted skewer comes out clean
  • Once baked, cool for 10 mins and serve warm with a cup of chai

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Nutrition Information
Serving: 100g | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 38.53g | Protein: 5.01g | Fat: 16.88g | Saturated Fat: 9.593g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.341g | Cholesterol: 157mg | Sodium: 174mg | Fiber: 0.9g | Sugar: 32.73g

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