Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Mary Sue Burch

By
@merrysu

After my husband told me his favorite cake was pineapple upside down cake, I started searching for a recipe. Found this one which looks just like the one my momma used to make.


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Serves:

8 or more

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2 c
packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 stick
butter
1 can(s)
sliced pineapple (drain, reserve juice)
8
maraschino cherries
3
eggs, separated
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
white sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 c
flour
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in a 10 inch cast iron skillet. Remove from heat and mix in brown sugar. Place 8 slices pineapple on top of butter/brown sugar. Put maraschino cherries in center of pineapple slices.
2
Beat the egg yolks until lightly fluffy. Add 1/2 cup reserved pineapple juice, white sugar and vanilla. Mix until sugar is dissolved.
3
Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Add to egg yolk mixture. Mix well. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into the egg yolk mixture. Pour on top of the mixture in skillet.
4
Bake at 350F for 35 minutes or more. Jiggle skillet to make sure center is totally done. Let cool for 15-20 minutes. Turn upside down on plate or platter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy