Tropical Pineapple Dessert Recipe

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Tropical Pineapple Dessert Recipe

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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
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.

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 sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

Directions

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.
Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Tropical Pineapple Dessert in Country Woman May/June 2002, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 307 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 420mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat, 1 fruit.

  • 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 sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  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 in the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Tropical Pineapple Dessert in Country Woman May/June 2002, p37

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pammersk User ID: 5732619 132410
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

"This recipe is quick and delicious. I have made this several time this summer. I have substituted the macadamias for pecan and it came out just as good!!! Always a hit!"

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