Mom's Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

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Mom's Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Penny Burdge

By
@PennyInKC

I loved this cake as a kid - super sweet and gooey - you might want to cut back the sugar!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

TOPPING

3 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1/2 c
dark brown sugar
2 Tbsp
pineapple juice
1 can(s)
pineapple chunks (20 oz. can)

CAKE

1/2 c
sugar
1/3 c
crisco
1 large
egg
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
pineapple juice

Step-By-Step

1Drain the pineapple and save the juice. Turn the oven on to 350 degrees F. Put the butter in a 9" x 9" pan and slip it in the oven until it melts. Add the brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of pineapple juice and the pineapple chunks. Stir it all up.

2Cream the Crisco with the sugar. Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat until fluffy.

3Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add these dry ingredients alternately with the 1/2 c pineapple juice to the creamed mixture. Beat until smooth.

4Pour batter over the pineapple in the baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes. When the cake is done, immediately invert it onto a serving plate. This cake is best served warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes