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Saturday, September 07, 2013

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

have been looking for a easy-to-bake recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake. It all started when I saw and picked up a can of pineapple rings from the local market. I stuck to the recipe I found for the most part, but reduced the amount of sugar by one and a half tablespoon.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Ingredients:
  • Flour - 2/3 Cups plus some for flouring the pan
  • Butter - unsalted - 100gms plus some for greasin (at room temperature) 
  • Sugar - 1/2 Cup Castor Sugar 
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  • Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp
  • 6 rings of pineapple (reserve the liquid)
  • 3 tbs of the reserved liquid
  • Eggs - 2 at room temperature
  • Karamcha/ cherries - 9-10

Preheat convection oven to 200C. Grease a baking pan (I used a square one) with butter. Dust the pan with about a teaspoon of flour - shake off the excess. Sprinkle one and a half tablespoon of sugar on bottom of the pan. Line the pineapple rings - I made 2 rows with 3 rings each and adorned the rings with cherries/karamcha.
In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients. Beat the eggs and the butter together in a separate bowl. Mix the dry and wet ingredients together and using an electric mixer or a fork till the batter turns smooth. Add 3 tbs of the reserved syrup.
 Pour the batter over the pineapple rings - it will just cover the rings - and bake for 20-25 minutes till the crust turns nice golden brown. Once it is out of the oven let it sit for a few minutes, then using the spatula ease out the edges and turn it over onto a plate.
The result will be soft and oh-so-yummy! The family loved it with their evening cuppa!

Note: Recipe adapted from Nigella Lawson.
Note: Baking time will vary depending on your oven.

8 comments:

Kamalika C said...

Congrats on you 50th post..Loved the cake....Bookmarked .....

Cocoawind said...

Thank you so much Kamalika.. :)

Archita said...

On my must try list

Navjeet Sachdeva said...

Thank you Sarani. The cake came out vwry nice and spongy. My daughter just loved it. Thank you so much again.

Cocoawind said...

That makes me happy! :)

Cocoawind said...

Navneet... Thank you :) I am so glad your daughter loved it. :)

feipeng wu said...

Thanks for sharing.
I will try to do it.

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Cocoawind said...

Thank you :)

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