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Pineapple Upside down cake

Pallavi Purani
0 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Pineapple Upside down cake RECIPE

It is an art to decide the artwork that should be placed at the bottom of the cake pan, before we pour the fluffy batter on top. A lot of people like the blonde look on the cake, but I love the caramel color brown sugar gives to the base.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • American
  • Baking
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 8-10 Pineapple pieces sliced (I used delmonte slices)
  2. 6-8 Cherries or 3-4 tbsp Tutti frutti
  3. 1 and 1/3 cup All purpose flour
  4. 1/2 cup Pineapple syrup from the canned pineapples
  5. 1/2 cup Butter
  6. 1/2 cup White Castor sugar
  7. 3/4 cup Butter milk
  8. 1/4 cup Light brown sugar
  9. 1 Egg
  10. 1 Egg yolk
  11. 3 tbsp Melted butter
  12. 3 tbsp Brown sugar
  13. 1 tsp Baking powder
  14. 1 tsp Vanilla essence


  1. Line a cake tin with parchment and preheat your oven at 180C. Add 1 tsp vinegar in the butter milk and let it sit for 10 mins.
  2. Combine melted butter with brown sugar, spread it evenly at the base of pre lined cake tin. Arrange pineapple slices and cherries/tutti fruitti on a pattern as per your choice on this.
  3. Sift flour and baking powder in a bowl. In another bowl cream butter and sugar, add egg and beat well. To this add half of sifted flour and combine.
  4. Pour in pineapple syrup and half the buttermilk. Stir until well combined. Now add in remaining flour, syrup and buttermilk. Combine well.
  5. Now carefully pour in this batter n top of arranged pineapple base. Tap to level the cake on top.
  6. Place this in oven and bake for 25-30 mins or until skewer runs clean when inserted in the centre.
  7. Once the cake is done, remove onto wire rack and leave it to cool. Serve with love.

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