Pineapple Cake Bars

What a cheerful dessert these pineapple bars are! They are the ideal treat for spring and summer, packed full of pineapple pieces.


Filling of Pineapples

  1. two cups of crushed pineapple in a can (with juice)
  2. Half a cup of sugar
  3. Cornflour, two teaspoons

for the cake base and topping

  1. Two cups of all-purpose flour
  2. Half a cup of sugar
  3. One-half teaspoon of baking soda
  4. One cup of cold, unsalted butter that has been sliced
  5. Two big eggs
  6. One tsp vanilla essence
  7. ½ cup of optionally shredded coconut
  8. ½ cup of optionally chopped pecans or walnuts


Preheat the oven and get the pan ready.

  1. Set the oven temperature to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Line a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with parchment paper or grease it.

Prepare the Pineapple Filling.

  1. Put the crushed pineapple, juice, sugar, and cornflour into a saucepan.
  2. Stirring regularly, cook over medium heat until the mixture thickens and turns clear.
  3. Remove from the heat and leave to cool once thickened.

Prepare the cake’s topping and base.

  1. Mix the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a sizable bowl.
  2. Using a pastry cutter or fork, cut in the cold butter until the mixture is the consistency of coarse crumbs.
  3. Beat the eggs and vanilla essence in a small bowl, and then add into the flour mixture just until incorporated. There will be crumbly dough.

Put the Bars Together

  1. To create a base, evenly press half of the crumbly dough into the pan that has been prepared.
  2. Cover the bottom with the cooled pineapple filling.
  3. Sprinkle nuts and coconut on top of the pineapple layer, if using.
  4. Over the pineapple layer, crumble the leftover dough.


  1. Bake for around 30 to 35 minutes, or until the top is beginning to turn a light golden colour.
  2. Take out of the oven and let cool in the pan entirely.
  3. Cut into bars and present. You can serve these bars cold or room temperature.
  4. Savour the Pineapple Cake Bars

you Make it yourself! They are a delicious treat that have a creamy, buttery crust with the tropical flavour of pineapple.

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