Thursday 24 May 2012

best pineapple upside-down cake recipe

An upside-down cake is a cake basically  made in a pan. Once the cake is baked, turned over and allowed to set, the cake is eaten upside-down. Usually, chopped fruits such as apples,pineapples and cherries are placed at the bottom of the pan before the batter is poured in, so that they form a decorative topping once the cake is inverted.i am going to share an authentic pineapple upside down cake recipe, we have been making from years. 

Ingredients for making pineapple upside down cake :
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
Grated rind from 1 lime
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1 fresh, ripe pineapple, sliced, or one 20-ounce can pineapple slices
15 pecans

Directions for making pineapple upside down cake :

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the oil and milk to the bowl and beat for 1 minute. Add the vanilla, egg, lime rind, and lime juice, blending just until well combined.
In a cast-iron skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Remove from the heat and sprinkle the brown sugar around the skillet. Arrange the pineapple slices and pecans on top. Pour the batter evenly over the top and bake for 45 minutes.
Remove from the oven and cool the cake in the pan for 5 minutes. Turn the cake out onto a circular platter.

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