Roasted Pineapple & White Chocolate Mud Cake

Roasted Pineapple & White Chocolate Mud Cake
Pineapple & chocolate are a perfect pairing and this delicious mud cake was inspired by a very Kiwi confectionery (Pineapple Lumps). White chocolate & pineapple give the cake a lovely golden-yellow colour.  Using a white chocolate that has cacao solids seems to make it easier to work with (and it tastes great).  Roasting the pineapple intensifies the tropical flavour of the fruit and with the addition of the freeze-dried powder, this cake is very fragrant and pineapple-y.  The yoghurt in the ganache lends a lovely tang to the chocolate topping, though it can be omitted, and the cream quantity doubled.  The cake keeps well but most likely won’t last long enough to need storing. Continue reading