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A Classic - Gateau d'Ananas

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Its the simple and classic recipes that we enjoy most and that evoke all kinds of feelings' in us. Gateau d'Ananas is a simple French recipe that has been widely popular in French francophone countries. Its simple yet adds a special twist to any coffee or lunch date. Most of the ingredients are stored at home and you can chose between fresh pineapples or the canned version depending on what you prefer.

A Classic - Gateau d'Ananas


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Prep time:

15 mins

Cook time:

25 mins

Total time:

40 mins



A Simple Pineapple Cake that is perfect for any coffee break.


  • For the dough

  • 3 Egg

  • 100 g Sugar powder

  • 150 g Wheat flour

  • 11 g Yeast

  • 10 g Sweet butter

  • 1 Pinch of fine salt

  • For garnish

  • 50 g Sweet butter

  • 30 g Brown sugar

  • 1 small fresh Pineapple

  • For the mold (s)

  • 20 g Sweet butter

  • 20 g Sugar powder


  1. For the Cakes

  2. Beat the Eggs and add the sugar slowly. In the meantime mix the flour with the yeast and let it sit at the side. Continue beating the eggs and add the warm butter to the egg, sugar mix. Sift in the flour, yeast mixture slowly. Then add 1 Pinch of salt to the mixture. Let the dough sit for 15 minutes.

  3. For the Pineapples

  4. Skin the Pineapple and cut 3cm thick round pieces.

  5. For the Mouldes

  6. Use molds with 3-4 cm diameter and put butter into the modules and add dusted sugar. Then lay a slice of Pineapple in each of the molds.

  7. Then fill the Molde with the dough and bake the cakes at 150°C for 25 Minutes.


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