Pineapple Upside Cake (Upside down pineapple cake)

After the cake upturned orange here is the original American version of Upside down pineapple cake or the pineapple upside-down cake. I admit I have adored this cake: wet, soft, compact, with pineapple taste slightly sour and the sweet caramel. If you like the idea of ​​a more colorful sweet, you can put candied cherries at the center of the pineapple slice, as it was in the thirties when the cake was born and became famous, but I do not love the candied. The cake is very simple to prepare and makes tradition and convenience using the canned pineapple (but do not see why you could not use that too fresh), but it is important to prepare a caramel payable to the bottom of the pan to caramelize the pineapple is good both surface of the cake, that will result if well cooked slightly crunchy. In short, the pineapple upside-down cake is a sweet timeless and really delicious, try and tell me. Have a good day!

PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE (doses for a cake of 24 cm)

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  • 250 grams of flour 00
  • 3 whole eggs (150 grams)
  • 150 grams of butter at room temperature
  • 100 ml whole milk
  • 100 grams of sugar or cane
  • grated rind of one lemon organic
  • 10 grams of baking powder
  • a pinch of fine salt
  • pineapple in syrup, just enough
  • 100 grams caster sugar
  • 30 milliliters of pineapple juice
  • 10 grams of butter


pineapple upside down cake

To prepare the pineapple upside-down cake covete first preheat the oven to 180 degrees and then static preparae the caramel: put in a saucepan with thick bottom sugar, a pinch of salt and pineapple juice. Bring to a boil and cook until a golden caramel, then turn off the heat and add the butter, mixing well. Grease and flour slightly sides of the pan and pour on the bottom of the cake caramel, then leave to cool slightly. Distribute caramel on the pineapple slices in a harmonious way: I Have placed centrally and six around.

For the mixture of pineapple upside-down cake, mount with electric whips the soft butter and sugar until mixture is puffy and fluffy, then add the eggs, one at a time, always working with whips. Add salt and, floor and alternating floor, Sift flour with baking powder and whole milk. Stir the mixture until mixture is thick, smooth and homogeneous. Finally, incorporate the lemon zest using a spatula.

Pour the mixture into the cake tin, level off with a spatula. Cook the pineapple upside-down cake for 40 minutes or until, inserting a toothpick into the cake, will not dry. Turn out the pineapple upside-down cake and let it cool on a wire rack (I suggest that you put under the grill a pan to collect any excess caramel, with which you can then polish the surface of the cake). When the pineapple upside-down cake is warm, polish it with the caramel in excess or with little neutral apricot jelly dissolved in a little water. Bon appétit!

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Silvia 22 March 2019 at 10:23

Ciao way There, I love these cakes I do with an excuse qualsaisi and then I eat them all alone because my partner does not like sweets blessed him…but always forget to bring out the butter from the fridge for long and cold you can not mount. I would try to replace butter with vegetable oil, added to eggs mounted with sugar and then everything else as Your. In your funzia? thank you thank Silvia

Ada Parisi 22 March 2019 at 12:00

Hello Silvia, But be careful not to use the same amount! test with 60 ml. Honestly I can not tell you if it works well as with butter, but if you try it with the oil let me know!

elisabetta corbetta 22 March 2019 at 08:32

Super good and tasty
A big kiss

Ada Parisi 22 March 2019 at 12:01

always Supergrazie for the fidelity with which I follow!


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