PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CUPCAKES

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Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@sugarnspicetedibears

An all time island favorite. Of course, it's on the Holiday table! Moist, and sweet and yummy for the tummy.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 7 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 12 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • TOPPING:

  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 7 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar
  • CAKE:

  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1
    egg, separated, slightly beat yolk
  • 1 c
    cake flour, sifted
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • BOTTOM OF CUPCAKE:

  • 2 can(s)
    pineapple rings, save the juice
  • GARNISH:

  • 12
    maraschino cherries

How to Make PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CUPCAKES

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan and add the brown sugar. Cook over low hear until well blended. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Drain the juice from the pineapple rings and save the juice, then set aside.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar, beat till fluffy. Add slightly beaten egg yolk and beat mixture. Sift cake flour and baking powder together, add in 2 increments with the pineapple juice to the mixture, then add vanilla.
  4. Beat egg white until stiff peaks form, and fold into the cake batter.
  5. Prep cupcake pan with paper liners, and put one pineapple ring in each cup. Put half of the melted sugar mixture evenly in each cup. Pour cake batter evenly in each cup 2/3 full. Then evenly pour the remaining sugar mixture on top.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove from oven to cool. Turn cupcakes over on a cake plate and top with a maraschino cherry.

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About PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CUPCAKES

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




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