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Microwave Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), firmly packed
  Canned pineapple slices 8 Ounce, drained and liquid reserved (1 Can)
  Maraschino cherries 4 , cut in half
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs), mixed with the canned pineapple liquid to make 1/4 cup total
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In 8-inch round microwave-safe dish, place butter.
Microwave at high (10) 3/4 to 1 minute to melt.
Sprinkle sugar over butter.
Drain pineapple, reserving liquid.
Arrange pineapple slices in dish.
Decorate with cherries.
In small mixer bowl, place flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening, egg, pineapple-milk mixture and vanilla.
Beat 3 minutes on lowest mixer speed.
Carefully spread batter over fruit in dish.
Microwave at high (10) 8 to 12 minutes.
When done, toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
Invert cake onto plate; let dish stand over cake 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Cake

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