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August 4, 2013

Moist Pineapple Poke Bars

With A Blast: Moist Pineapple POKE Bars  - quick & chewy delicious!    #desserts #bars #pineapple #pokecake #partysnacks #gooey

These bars are extremely moist and dense !  With only a few ingredients which you throw together, mix and bake - this is the perfect last minute dessert or sweet treat.

We had this cold as is, and with thin custard. If you want to serve it warm, add some ice-cream or whipped cream on the side.

This is another one of those recipes which one just can't stop eating until it's all gone !  The sauce has a slight caramel taste which reminds me of caramel condensed milk. Absolutely delicious!

MOIST PINEAPPLE POKE BARS

16 - 20 Bars

BATTER:

2 cups Self-Raising Flour
2 cups Sugar
2 Eggs
1 TB Vanilla
1 can (440g) Crushed Pineapple

SAUCE:

1 can (380g) Evaporated Milk
1/3 cup Butter
1/2 cup Sugar

1.) Pre-heat the oven to 180 deg C (350 deg F) - spray a 20 x 20cm oven dish with cooking oil.
2.) Place all the ingredients for the Batter in a medium mixing bowl - mix with a fork until combined {with a beating action} - pour into the prepared oven dish - bake 35 - 40 minutes until done and golden brown on top.
3.) Make the Sauce a few minutes before the cake must be removed from the oven - place all Sauce ingredients in a small saucepan - bring to the boil and turn down the heat - simmer 5 minutes.
4.) Remove the cake from the oven - poke holes all over - pour the steaming hot Sauce over and let stand.

Cool completely and cut into bars - serve as is, or with custard, whipped cream or ice-cream.  {these bars cut perfectly and is easy to remove from the oven dish}

Hope you enjoy today's recipe !

Till later,

With A Blast

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16 comments:

  1. Pineapple is definitely my favourite fruit and I know I would enjoy these! They look so yummy!

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  2. can this be frozen? perhaps frozen before the sauce is poured on, then defrosted and sauced?

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  3. Hmmm.. This is sound tasty. Pinning it.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Ellya

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  4. "Poke" desserts seem to be all the rage right now! I love 'em! Pinning this one for my oldest son who loves pineapple!

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  5. Whoo I've never tried pineapple cakes yummy :)

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  6. I had no idea this was so easy! Looks delicious!

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  7. I just commented I hadn't had pulled meat nor have a tried a "poked" cake, seriously why dont you live closer, right part of the hemisphere just a little closer ;)

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  8. Linda,
    These look delicious, love moist and gooey! Shared on facebook and pinned.
    Thanks for coming to Tuesday Trivia.
    Hug,
    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

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  9. These look and sound lovely, I've pinned to have a go later!
    Thanks for sharing. I've come over from the Let Them Eat Cake linky party :)

    Jess xo

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  10. Oh my goodness.... this looks divine. Perfect for a summer day! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  11. Dear Linda, These pineapple bars look so moist and delicious. Most of all it sounds so easy to whip up. I've come across so many pineapple infused dishes lately, and I love it! It's one of my favorite fruits of the summer...I've been cooking a lot with it too. Have a wonderful day. Blessings, Catherine xo

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  12. Yum...these sound absolutely amazing! I love the idea of doing bars instead of a full poke cake. This would be great to link up to my Create It Thursday post…it's live now!

    Leslie @ Lamberts Lately

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  13. Hey! I just popped over from Do Small Things with Love's Happy Hour Friday! This recipe looks amazing!!! I absolutely LOVE pineapple and when Whataburger did away with their pineapple shake I was so sad! This looks like a really good way to cure my craving! kathryntallandstrong.com

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  14. Thank you for sharing this yummy recipe and thank you for linking it up to Thrifty Thursday!

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  15. Yum! These look so good! Thanks for sharing, Linda:)

    Katie
    www.funhomethings.com

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  16. I love pineapple cakes. These sound simple and moist. Thanks for linking up at Swap N Share Sunday.
    Dawn
    Spatulas On Parade

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