pineapple marzipan cake

pineapple marzipan cake

Pineapple marzipan cake is a superb cake with the surprising combination of ingredients pineapple and marzipan. It is topped with grated pistachios.

pineapple marzipan cake

pineapple maryipan cake is one of my real favorite cakes for the autumn. the combination of pineapple and marzipan works very well.

Ingredients for a cake mold with a diameter of 26 cm:

  • 200 grams of marzipan
  • 5 eggs
  • 175 grams of butter
  • 175 grams of sugar
  • 1 pack of vanilla sugar (8 gram)
  • 1 pack of baking powder (15 gram)
  • 300 grams of flour
  • 300 grams of canned pineapple
  • butter for greasing the mold
  • breadcrumbs for dusting the mold
  • chocolate icing
  • pistachio nuts


  • Preheat the oven at 180°C.
  • Cut the pineapple into fine pieces and let them drain.
  • Cut the marzipan finely
  • Melt the butter
  • Beat the marzipan, the butter, the eggs and the sugar until the foam with the mixer
  • Add the flour and the baking powder to the mixture
  • Add the pineapple pieces to the dough.
  • Grease the mold and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  • Pour the dough into the mold
  • Bake in the convection oven at 180 ° -200 ° for 30-35 minutes. Or in the combi-oven with hot air at 170 ° and the microwave at the lowest setting.
  • Remove the cake from the mold and let it cool down.
  • Melt the chocolate glaze “au bain marie”.
  • Cover the cake with the glaze.
  • Grate the pistachios and spread them over the glaze.

I posted this pineapple marzipan cake recipe for the first time on my Dutch blog “Gerechtenweb” already back in 2007. So it is a true classic.

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  1. what weight is in a pack of vanilla sugar and a pack of baking powder. Not sold in small packs in England.

    1. Hi Theresa, thanks for asking! I just checked: for the vanilla sugar it is 8 gram, baking powder 15 gram. I will update the recipe accordingly. I hope you will enjoy it! Let me know how it was, I am really curious.

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