Saturday, 11 April 2009

Pineapple Bars

This one is really yummy and you can have it hot or cold served with cream and/or ice cream! It also has no sugar so is a good alternative for those watching their weight or diabetics.

450gm can crushed pineapple in natural juice
1/2 cup apple juice
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
1 tbsp vegetable oil
3/4 cup wholemeal plain flour
3/4 cup plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp bi-carb soda
1/2 cup chopped, peeled fresh apple

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius and grease and line a 20cm x 30cm lamington tin.
  • Drain the pineapple reserving 1/2 cup juice.
  • Blend 1/2 cup crushed pineapple with 1/2 cup of the pineapple juice and the apple juice until smooth.
  • pour the mixture into a bowl and add the egg, vanilla and oil. Beat well
  • Sift in flours, baking powder and bi-carb soda
  • Add 1/4 cup pineapple and the chopped apple and stir through
  • Pour mixture into prepared tin and bake for 20 -25 minutes or until golden brown
  • Cool and cut into squares

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