Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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Sep. 29, 2014

You can prepare this simple pineapple upside down cake today. Did you know that pineapple upside down cake is really easy to make? You can put this cake together in no time For this cake I am using canned pineapple, you could use fresh pineapple if you like.
Enjoy caramelized pineapple floating over a homemade buttery cake.


Unsalted butter 11 Tablespoon
Dark brown sugar 9 Tablespoon (1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon)
Pineapple 4 Cup (64 tbs) (1 (20 ounce) can of pineapple tidbits)
All purpose flour 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Baking powder 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Eggs 2 Large
Egg white 1 (Only white of one egg)
Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Whole milk 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


Place 4 tablespoons of butter in a 9-inch round cake pan with deep sides. Place in the oven until the butter melts.

Remove the pan from oven stir brown sugar into the melted butter and spread the mixture evenly across the pan. Drain pineapple well if you are using canned and spread evenly across the pan.

In a bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt, stir and set aside.

In another bowl cream together 7 tablespoons of butter and the 3/4 cup of white sugar until light and fluffy. Add in two large eggs and one egg white to the batter.

Add half of the dry ingredients into the creamed butter mix well. Add 1/3 cup of milk into the batter. Stir in remaining dry ingredients. Mix until the batter is well blended.

Drop the batter over the pineapple. Spread batter gently over the pineapple.

Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or when a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.

Place cake on a wire cooking rack.


When the cake is has cooled to room temperature invert onto a plate and serve.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 438Calories from Fat 164

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 226 mg9.42%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 44 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet