Gingerbread Pineapple Upsidedown Cake

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Serves: 8
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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

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Patrice Manning Recipe
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Member Since Feb 2011
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I made this a few days ago and it is so delicious! I found it in a Coastal Living magazine.
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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.
Remove from heat, stir in 1 cup brown sugar, then add pineapple in one layer. Set aside.
Stir together the flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
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.
Add the butter mixture to the flour mix. Stir until well blended. Gently pour over the pineapple in the skillet.
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.

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user Patrice Manning ladybug77 - Feb 1, 2012
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user Melanie B MelBelle - Feb 1, 2012
Sounds YUMMY!
user Patrice Manning ladybug77 - Feb 1, 2012
it is! tender cake and sweet topping!
user Carol Junkins CarolAJ - Feb 1, 2012
Sounds different ! I'll bet it is yummy.

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