pineapple upside down cake

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Mary Sue Burch
from Palm Bay, FL

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.

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
serves 8 or more
prep time 25 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For pineapple upside down cake

  • 2 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 1 can
    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
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How To Make pineapple upside down cake

  • 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.

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