Thursday, August 26, 2010

Banana Pineapple Pudding Cups with Toasted Coconut

An avid baker presently cooking in mommy-in-law's oven-less kitchen,I truly miss baking.Sure glad I had some drafted baked goodies to post.


My honest intention was to make a very fruity cup cakes,but when the cup cake recipe went wrong yet tasted incredibly good,I decided to call them pudding cups.

Pineapple and bananas,the two most common tropical fruits,come together to create a pudding like consistency in the cup cakes,while the edges has a crisp golden texture,the collapsed center was perfect for filling with another enjoyable tropical fruit,toasty coconuts.



Recipe : Banana Pineapple Pudding Cups with Toasted Coconut
Yields 6-8 cups
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups Pineapple puree
2 ripe bananas,mashed
1/2 cup fine whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder(aluminum free)
2 large Organic Eggs
1/4 cup reduced fat Organic milk or Soy milk.
1/3 cup canola oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup brown sugar or 3 tablespoon of natural sweeteners like Honey,maple syrup or Agave nectar

For Topping
1 cup Unsweetened shred coconut

Method
Preheat oven to 375F.Line the muffin tray with parchment cups.
Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl.In another bowl whisk eggs,mix in pineapple puree,mashed bananas,sweetener and oil,combine.Now bring together this wet mixture slowly in the dry mixture until completely incorporated.
Fill the cups 3/4 th full and bake for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden brown.The cups will eventually collapse ,making space for the filling.



Toast the shred coconut in pan at medium heat until toasted.Fill the toasted coconut in to each of the cups.Serve.



The center is sticky fruity delicious almost like a pudding.

17 comments:

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

looks yum ,delicious and mouthwatering....wonderful pics...hope u got my entries for ur event

Curry Leaf said...

Yum,pudding cups are perfect and I can have these fruity cups anytime.

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Mmmhhh, delicious! Great flavors!

Cheers,

Rosa

Jay said...

This is another must try dish for me...! Fabulous..!

Drop in at my space...when you find time...

veena krishnakumar said...

yummmm, have to try this out

sangeeta said...

Yummy looking pudding cups . I liked the pineapple banana combination topped with coconut shreds.

Srivalli said...

Looks yum!

Lav said...

looks yumm !!

Lavanya

www.lavsblog.com

aipi said...

Pudding cups with toasted coconuts look yumm..very new!!

http://usmasala.blogspot.com/

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious Looking Pudding . Great thinking in adding the coconuts.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Kiran said...

Love the yummy pudding cups.

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Lovely cups !!! I love the coconut topping !!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

I am soooooooo making this. I can kind of taste it in my mouth already, all the flavors going in there. Love the pic and presentation.

Priya said...

Very interesting pudding cups..looks fabulous..

Joanne said...

This is proof that there are such things as happy accidents! i love anything that involves pudding, especially with these tropical flavors!

Torviewtoronto said...

coconuts give a lovely flavour delicious

Mimi said...

Fabulous recipes are created out of kitchen disasters.
These look yummy.
Mimi

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