Aruba, Jamaica, ooh we want to bake ya.From mango to coconut and passion fruit to pineapple, tropical fruits have a way of transporting us to the best parts of summer. Highlighting creamy coconut pie, passion fruit Bundt cake, and a pineapple-packed Hummingbird cake, these fruity desserts punch up the sunshine and island flavor. You’ll almost feel the ocean breeze against your face and your toes sinking into the warm sand with every bite.
Think of this tropical Pineapple & Coconut Pie as a Piña Colada in pie form, minus the paper umbrella and rum.
Perfumed with coconut extract, swirled with silky whipped cream, and studded with sweetened coconut flakes, this Coconut Skillet Cake is the perfect finale to any meal. The coconut lover in your life is about to be your biggest fan.
We took the classic Brown Betty on a tropical vacation, and packed it with pineapple, passion fruit, and lime. Shredded coconut, sourdough bread crumbs, and almond meal create textural contrast between the bread and the soft fruit.
In our adult version of a classic doughnut, we braise fresh pineapple in a brown sugar-bourbon sauce.
This may be the most vivacious loaf bread you’ve ever tasted. Little bits of dried apricot deliver intermittent bursts of sweet-tart flavor, and an ample pour of spiced rum turns up the va-va-voom. The pecan-and oat-packed streusel topping and the rich cream cheese mixed in with the batter ensure the perfect dose of tender crumble and crunch in every bite.
Soft slices of mango are baked into a frangipane filling while a sweet basil crust rounds out the fruity-nutty flavor.
Spicy ginger, mango, and tangy Key lime are a triple threat in this tropical Ginger Cake with Mango Curd and Key Lime Buttercream layer cake.