Yummy Mummy Recipe: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

If you’re like me and have a sweet tooth, you probably have a weakness for baked goods πŸ˜‰
My Dad makes this all the time, and when the Hubby and I were living with my parents to save for our house, this was a never fail crowd pleaser! It’s a simple recipe- a simple sponge cake as the base- and is quick and easy to whip up. This recipe is taken from the Be- Ro cookbook- which any UK expat will recognize πŸ™‚ I usually double the recipe to get it nice & thick!
Yummy Mummy Recipe: Pineapple Upside Down Cake (as seen in the Be- Ro cookbook, hence the funky measurements)
Prep Time: 10 min. Bake Time:  20- 25 min in 2 pans; 40- 45 min in 1 pan
Ingredients: (4 oz = 1/2 cup approx.)
4 oz margarine or butter
4 oz sugar
4 oz  flour + baking powder, if needed (approx. 2 tsp per cup of flour)
2 eggs
+
1 can pineapple slices
1 cup brown sugar unpacked (or enough to coat base of pan(s)
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350; grease & line pan(s)
Sprinkle brown sugar to coat bottom of pan(s)- it should look like  graham cracker crust (you may need to add more- and honestly, the more the yummier!) πŸ˜‰
Drain the pineapple, but keep the juice! My Dad suggests adding 1- 2 tsbp of the juice to the batter for extra flavour & moisture- delicious! (Plus it’s yummy to mix for grown up drinks!!!)
In a mixer, cream margarine/ butter with sugar (I prefer butter!)
When mixed, alternately add flour (and baking powder, if needed) with eggs. Mix until all ingredients are blended; batter should not be runny and should be a creamy colour.
Use a spatula to scoop batter from mixing bowl and distribute evenly over pineapple/ brown sugar base

Bake at 350 for 20- 25 minutes if in 2 pans or 40- 45 minutes if in 1 pan. Use the old stand by of a skewer to check when ready- if you poke the cake and it comes out clean, you’re golden! Just like the cake should be! πŸ˜‰
Yum!

Follow:

Leave a Reply

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close