Pineapple Skillet Cake Recipe

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Pineapple Skillet Cake

Rainn Thomas

By
@crymsynrainn

I've had many pineapple upside down cakes and I have admit that with this one, my mother out does me 100 to 1. This is probably my favourite cake recipe she has ever taught me.

** REQUIRES A 12" CAST IRON SKILLET **


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
brown sugar
3 Tbsp
butter (not margarine)
6 slice
pineapple (canned or fresh)
6
maraschino cherries
3
eggs, separated
1 c
sugar, white
1/2 c
pineapple juice
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
flour, all-purpose
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F.
2
In a 12-inch cast iron skillet combine brown sugar and butter, cooking over medium heat until sugar is melted. Remove from heat.
3
Arrange pineapple slices over in the sugar mixture, placing a cherry in the center of each slice.
4
In a mixing bowl, beat egg yolks until thick and lemon coloured.
5
Add sugar, pineapple juice and vanilla; continue beating 1-2 minutes.
6
Sift together dry ingredients and stir into the batter.
7
In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff and then fold into the batter.
8
Pour batter over pineapples in the skillet and bake 25-30 minutes.
9
Remove from oven, invert cake onto a platter/cake plate and serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped topping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts