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Best Pineapple and Coconut Cake with Passion fruit Frosting

Serves 10-12
Ingredients
  • 2 ½ cups self raising flour
  • 1 level tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. mixed spice
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup Best Foods™ Real Mayonnaise
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 200 grams cream cheese
  • 40 grams butter
  • ¾ cup icing sugar
  • ½ cup passionfruit syrup
  • Toasted coconut flakes


Method

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 50 minutes

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 170 degrees.
  2. Line a 23cm spring form cake tin with baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl, sift flour, soda and spice, stir in coconut and sugar.
  4. In a separate bowl mash together bananas, mayonnaise, vanilla, pineapple and milk.
  5. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry and mix well.
  6. Pour into the prepared tin and bake for 45-55 minutes until golden and a skewer is removed cleanly. 
  7. Allow to cool before icing with passion fruit frosting.
  8. For frosting, soften butter and cream cheese and beat until smooth.
  9. Add 2 tablespoons passionfruit syrup and icing sugar and beat a further 12 minutes until fluffy and spreadable. Chill until ready to serve. 
  10. Drizzle with remaining passionfruit and garnish with toasted flaked coconut. 
Recipe by Jo Wilcox