Rating: 4.71 stars
7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
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  • 7 Ratings

Richer than angel food cake, chiffon cake is just as airy and light and makes such a pretty dessert.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jay Wilde

Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
stand:
30 mins
bake:
60 mins at 325°
Servings:
12
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Pineapple Chiffon Cake

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Allow egg whites and yolks to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Add oil, egg yolks, and pineapple juice in that order. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat on high speed for 5 minutes more or until batter is satin smooth.

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  • Thoroughly wash the beaters. In a very large mixing bowl beat egg whites and cream of tartar with an electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Pour batter in a thin stream over beaten egg whites; fold in gently. Pour into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan. Set pan on a baking sheet or pizza pan.

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  • Bake in a 325 degrees F oven for 60 to 70 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Immediately invert cake (in the pan); cool thoroughly. Loosen sides of cake from pan; remove cake.

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  • Frost cooled cake with Pineapple-Buttercream Icing. If desired, decorate with Pineapple Daisies. Makes 12 servings

Nutrition Facts (Pineapple Chiffon Cake)

515 calories; total fat 19g; saturated fat 6g; cholesterol 107mg; sodium 353mg; potassium 124mg; carbohydrates 82g; fiber 0g; protein 5g; vitamin a 340IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 52mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 40mg; iron 2mg.

Pineapple-Buttercream Icing

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating well. Stir in pineapple and pineapple juice. Beat thoroughly. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until of spreading consistency. Spread on top and sides of cake.

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Reviews

7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
02/11/2016
Love this cake! The fruit and mint leaves on top makes this a great birthday cake.
Rating: Unrated
06/03/2013
Love! This is a wonderful cake!