Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Since I have started blogging after a long break, its quite difficult to catch up on the food events and the hustle bustle of the food blogosphere.But its very interesting to find lots of new event chains, and many new food blogs.
Checking on some of the old and favorite events first, I came across the good old Monthly Mingle event hosted by Meeta of "Whats for Lunch honey". The Theme for this months event promptly reminded me of my "Pineapple Upside Down Cake' which I made last spring, and somehow didnt get to post it.

So now is the right time for that.... here goes the recipe.

3 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
6 slices pineapple or 1 can (20 ounces) can of drained pineapple chunks

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk

Melt little butter in the cake pan; sprinkle with brown sugar. Arrange pineapple pieces on sugar, making a design.
Cream 1/2 cup butter; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add egg and beat well. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with the milk; beat until smooth, ending with dry ingredients. Pour over arranged pineapple pieces.

Bake at 180°C for about 35 minutes.

Let cake cool for about 5 minutes before turning out onto a serving plate.
Serve warm with whipped cream, if desired.


Asha said...

And there are SO MANY events to catch up too, sometimes impossible, so don't blame you!:)

Pineapple Upside cake looks delicious. It's on my list to try for few yrs now but never could make time. Great entry.

MeetaK said...

i love upside down cakes! this one is perfect and reminds me of sun, sand and sea! thank you for the entry!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow that really a awesome cake....

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