Pineapple Upside Down Sponge Cake

Dee Stillwell

By
@LILLYDEE

I found this recipe about 35 yrs ago in a community cookbook. It is absolutely the easiest and best pineapple upside down cake I have ever made or eaten. Enjoy!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

PINEAPPLE TOPPING

1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3 Tbsp
butter
1 - 21 oz
sliced pineapple, drain but reserve juice for batter
marachino cherries & chopped walnuts are optional

CAKE BATTER

3 large
eggs
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
reserved pineapple juice
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put all sponge cake batter ingredients in an mixing bowl and beat together with a wire whisk, set aside.
2
In a 9 inch cast iron skillet, melt butter and brown sugar together and simmer until it foams. Place pineapple rings on top to form a circle with one in the middle. Place a cherry in each center and sprinkle with chopped walnuts (or any nut u want to use) Pour sponge cake batter over pineapple rings. Bae for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Let set for 10 minutes, loosen edges and invert on a serving plate. Serve warm or cold, plain or with vanilla ice cream or whip cream. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #pineapple, #down, #upside