Posted by: gargupie | December 18, 2009

Baking Session for Party

Finally! My semester is over! Although I didn’t pay $XXX per class, the department decided that we should use the last class to mingle/eat/drink/chat. Not that I’m going to complain because your mind just isn’t there in the last class, you know?
So everyone was asked to volunteer to bring in something and of course, I like to use every little excuse to get into the baking mode. I needed something simple though because I don’t have much time on hand, so a one bowl wonder sounds perfect for my schedule. Well, it’s not exactly one bowl since I’ve to separate the wet and dry ingredients first, but easy enough to create less mess in the kitchen.

I’ve a canned pineapple on hand, so I wanted to bake a pineapple cake, but I wanted something WITH it. I realized I’ve some shredded coconut in the cabinet, so done deal! I’ll bake a pineapple, coconut cake with cream cheese frosting! Not only it’ll be a moist cake (from the fruit’s juice), but I get to use up some of the canned goods AND it’s not a chocolatey desserts as most people might have been indulging too much chocolate brownies/cookies/cake lately due to the holidays. And I wanted something fruity, so this was just perfect.

My friend tried it and she loved it because it wasn’t too sweet nor too dense. If I had the time, I would make it a two layer cake, but for now, one will do.
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