Discover how much flavor you can put on a cake when you make our cherry pineapple dump cake. Tart cherries mixed with sweet pineapple for a new dessert experience.
Okay, so you may not have the sexiest name, but dump cakes are a tasty way to get dessert to the table without much fuss.
And you may not be the most attractive appearance. After getting a lot on your plate is a bit looks like it could have fallen a piece of cake, he picked it up and is now calling cake.
But misnomers and looks aside, let’s get to the essence of this very delicious desert.
True turning cakes are fun to do, because they are so easy. It really is a matter of simply mixing some ingredients together and then pour everything in a baking dish. But just because something is easy it does not mean it can not also be a good taste and be good for you.
Sure, you could go to the super easy as one of the most popular cake recipes will dump and use cherry cherry pie filling route. But Paleo is not really about taking the easy way out when it comes to what happens in your body. And it’s not that hard to do a good filling of cherry pie with real ingredients rather than relying on goobery mess of a can.
Although listed as optional definitely recommend doing the coconut whipped cream to go on top. One thing I’ve learned is that a lot of how the taste of the food is as shown, and a spoonful of the whipped cream on top of the cake makes it look more elegant and irresistible. Moreover, it is quite amazing how delicious this mousse is considering no dairy or refined sugar in it.
What stands out on this cake is the acidity of the cherries. It is balanced with the sweetness of honey and pineapple, offering a contrast of flavor you’re sure to love.
The grain that you’d normally find in a dump cake has been replaced by the use of arrowroot flour so this is a crust that you can eat without worrying about what is fact. I’ve noticed that after having a portion I feel good, without any bloat and do not feel like having another piece. That’s what happens when quality ingredients designed to end his hunger, not increase it is used.
I hope you enjoy it serve your family and friends as a healthy dessert that is sure to love and ask for the recipe.
Pineapple Cherry Dump Cake
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 45 min
Total Time: 55 min
- ½ cup desiccated coconut
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ½ cup arrowroot flour
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp almond milk
- ¾ cup plus 2 tbsp of honey
- 5 tbs liquid coconut oil
- 1 ½ cups fresh or canned chopped pineapple
- ¾ cup frozen tart cherries
- For coconut whipped cream (optional)
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 can full fat coconut milk, chilled overnight
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the coconut, arrowroot flour, baking powder and salt in a food processor and pulse to combine a short time. Sift the flour mixture into a bowl and set aside. In food processor add the coconut oil, almond milk and honey. Pulse a few times until well combined.
- Dump cherries and pineapple on a plate 8 × 4 inch baking. Evenly sprinkle coconut mixture on top of the fruit. Evenly spray the honey mixture over the surface of the mixture of coconut
- Bake in center of oven for 30 minutes, then cover with foil and bake for another 15 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature with dollop of whipped cream if used coconut.
- To make whipped cream coconut, coconut milk cool and remove the cover. Carefully collect coconut cream and place in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and beat at medium speed with an electric to 2 minutes or until smooth and fluffy and soft peaks form mixer.