Pineapple Skillet Cake

Pineapple Skillet Cake Recipe

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Rainn Thomas

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@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 **

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

How to Make Pineapple Skillet Cake

Step-by-Step

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

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About Pineapple Skillet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts