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Tropical Pineapple Dessert Recipe

We love Hawaii, and when we aren't visiting the beautiful Islands, I keep the Hawaiian spirit at home by serving this delicious dessert.—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking soda. Stir in egg and pineapple until well blended. Transfer to a 9-in. pie plate coated with cooking spray. Combine the coconut, nuts and brown sugar; sprinkle with batter.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One piece equals 307 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 420 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat, 1 fruit.