Patrice Manning Recipe

Gingerbread Pineapple Upsidedown Cake

By Patrice Manning ladybug77


Rating:
Serves:
8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
Bake
Comments:

I made this a few days ago and it is so delicious! I found it in a Coastal Living magazine.

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter. divided
1 1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed, divided
2 c
pineapple, coarsely chopped. i used a 16 oz. can of crushed pineapple that i had
1 1/2 c
flour
2 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
hot water
1/2 c
molasses
1 large
egg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Melt 6 tablespoons of butter in 10 in. cast iron skillet, or heavy ovenproof pan, over medium heat. Swirl melted butter to coat sides of pan.
2
Remove from heat, stir in 1 cup brown sugar, then add pineapple in one layer. Set aside.
3
Stir together the flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
4
Melt the other 6 tablespoons of butter in a small pan.
Remove from the heat and stir in hot water, molasses and the 1/2 cup brown sugar.
Whisk in the egg.
5
Add the butter mixture to the flour mix. Stir until well blended. Gently pour over the pineapple in the skillet.
6
Bake 35 - 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool in pan 10 minutes, then invert onto a round dish.
Serve warm or room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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20 Comments

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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Jan 8, 2015
Just came across this recipe Patrice..sounds delicious-love the combination of the gingerbread and pineapple..thanks for sharing..going to check out your other recipes..
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Patrice Manning ladybug77
Sep 22, 2013
I'm so glad you all enjoyed it Marlene!
It's getting about that time to be thinking about ginger recipes!
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Marlene Lieber LadyRainbo
Sep 19, 2013
This was very yummy. Grandkids loved it, so did the adults. I had a hard time not eating seconds... it was a little indulgence for a lady on a diet lol
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Straw's Kitchen CinCooks
Feb 2, 2012
Thanks for your answer...awesome recipe.