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Pineapple pies.

(30 Posts)
Resurgam123 Sun 03-Nov-19 19:40:06

I am feeling nostalgic. Help needed.

I was thinking about some lovely pastry in a cake with a pineapple top and or possibly jam. We had those when I was home.

I remember getting them at home when I was young they were lovely have no idea when I last had one.
Has anyone seen them in recent years.

agnurse Sun 03-Nov-19 20:09:30

Maybe a pineapple upside down cake? I've heard of those.

You put pineapple and cherries on the bottom of the cake pan and then pour in the batter. Bake as usual. To serve it, invert the cake pan and put the cake on a plate, so the fruit is on top. Hence the name.

Marydoll Sun 03-Nov-19 20:10:12

Like this?

aggie Sun 03-Nov-19 20:13:04

Is that a pineapple cream Marydoll ? fav treat of my childhood

Marydoll Sun 03-Nov-19 20:14:57

Yes and it's still one of my favourites! Easy to get here in the west of Scotland.

You can also get raspberry ones. I'm drooling now, Aggie!

BBbevan Sun 03-Nov-19 20:50:31

Lyons used to make a pineapple tart in a little cardboard box. Other flavours too. I had them for my school packed lunch in the 50s. Love the pineapple one best. Haven't seen then for decades.

aggie Sun 03-Nov-19 20:53:43

My Aunt used to get me the pineapple ones in Glasgow as a treat , strawberry tarts too I seem to remember

SirChenjin Sun 03-Nov-19 20:54:43

Love pineapple and raspberry creams โค๏ธ They often appear in our NHS tea breaks (because we practice what we preach, obviously!)

Cherrytree59 Sun 03-Nov-19 21:14:11

Marydoll blast from the past.

My paternal grandmother always had some in for when we visited.
Unlike my maternal gran, who loved to bake, she wasn't a domestic goddess (a bit like myself), she would quite happily nip to the bakery for some pineapple tarts and strawberry tarts.

Unfortunately after a couple pineapple tarts and glass of ironbru (only usually allowed at grans) I would feel quite sick! envy

Long time since I have tasted one.

Cherrytree59 Sun 03-Nov-19 21:16:57

Ps may be should have called them 'creams' rather tartssmile

rosecarmel Sun 03-Nov-19 23:51:30

Are they super sweet? I just rummaged thru the pantry looking for a can of pineapple! I also found this blog ..
They look amazing ..

Marydoll Sun 03-Nov-19 23:58:45

They are indeed super, sickly sweet. We can buy them as individual cakes or tarts, like in the blog.
There is a layer of pineapple jam between the pastry and the cream.
All the major supermarkets sell them here, as well as independent bakers.

Resurgam123 Mon 04-Nov-19 07:58:40

So its good to know they might still be available. It appears that Iceland sell them .
I will not drive the 10 miles round trip to Iceland today.
The shop, not Reykavik.
It seems to be a popular in Scotland.

Thank you.

Urmstongran Mon 04-Nov-19 08:27:05

The shop, not Reykavik

Thank you Resurgam for my first giggle of the day!

Resurgam123 Mon 04-Nov-19 08:34:11

I am going to ask my choir friend if she could see if they have them in her Iceland store and bring me some tonight when we go to choir tonight.
No stone will be unturned in my pineapple pie mission.wink ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜‰

SirChenjin Mon 04-Nov-19 08:39:50

If your pineapple pie/cream/tart mission proves unsuccessful let me know and Iโ€™ll stick some in the post to you - it will give me an excuse to pay Greggs a visit! ๐Ÿง

rosecarmel Tue 05-Nov-19 11:57:14

I've been craving pineapple ever since!

Jane10 Tue 05-Nov-19 13:04:15

M&S has them if anyone's interested. I bought a box of 4 to take to a friend. I found them very sweet indeed and really couldn't face a second one (which is saying something!!)

Resurgam123 Wed 06-Nov-19 16:17:42

Like that but not looking quite so phallic.

phoenix Wed 06-Nov-19 18:08:35

How could anyone BU about pineapple pies? confused

Marydoll Wed 06-Nov-19 18:08:57

Not so phallic, but not as exciting! grin

SirChenjin Wed 06-Nov-19 19:30:09

Phallic?? What sort of willies have you been looking at??! grin

Marydoll Wed 06-Nov-19 19:43:13

I don't think I will ever be eat one ( a pineapple pie) again! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฉ

Resurgam123 Wed 06-Nov-19 20:00:41


Resurgam123 Wed 06-Nov-19 20:05:49

How phallic do you want?
Had I better stop being rude. I don't know what has become of me.
Will I get told off.