This is my favorite recipe for homemade traditional Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. Super-moist and complete of taste! I make this recipe all the time.
Another springtime cake is sitting on my kitchen table right now.
As I sit at my desk and see this outdoors, I’m desperately craving any and all factors fruity. Apparently producing fruity, luscious springtime cakes tricks my mind into pondering it’s truly pastel-wearing climate once more? Flip-flop climate, blue jeans and t-shirt weather, floral scarf climate, flowy dress weather…
I’m diving head initial into this super-moist pineapple cake with sizzling pink nail polish on my fingers and mint green on my outfits. I don’t care, it’s springtime inside this apartment.
My mom can make pineapple upside-down cake every single year when spring rolls around. Sometimes mom does a tiny shortcut cake mix model when she’s elbow deep in other factors. But this yr, I’m bringing my homemade edition to the table.
Pineapple upside-down cake battles apple pie as my #one favourite dessert. I love the two desserts, hands down, more than any other dessert on the planet. Serve both with some vanilla ice cream and I’m in heaven. This is my favored homemade apple pie recipe if you’re curious. It goes with out saying how considerably I am in enjoy with this brown sugared, melt-in-your-mouth, buttery previous-fashioned cake!
I designed a treasured common vanilla cake recipe last yr. I’ve sa >. Once you master the recipe, the doors to inventive cake (and cupcake!) land are wide open. I’ve utilized my common vanilla cake recipe to make all of the following recipes:
And these days, I employed it once again to make my beloved pineapple upside-down cake.
The recipes commences out like your standard pineapple upside-down cake recipe. Melt some butter, pour it into your pan, prime with a sprinkle of brown sugar, pineapple slices, and maraschino cherries. I like to use a ton of cherries. Just dot them wherever you see an empty area amongst all the pineapple rings. You can use fresh or canned pineapples. Canned are simplest (and most affordable!) for me this time of 12 months.
This buttery, pineapple mixture will produce the brown-sugared juicy topping to your cake when you flip it upside down just before serving. It’s the very best part of the total cake, trust me. Not to mention – it’s gorgeous!
Top the pineapples with your vanilla cake batter. I employed a lot more brown sugar and much less white sugar with this distinct cake. I normally do 1/4 cup brown to 3/4 cup white. But because I enjoy the combination of brown sugar and pineapple, I reversed these ratios to three/four cup brown and one/four cup white.
Bonus: no mixer necessary for today’s cake recipe!
Bake the cake until it’s beautifully golden on leading. This cake is added moist, so it will consider a tiny longer than my usual vanilla cake recipe to bake. Bake until finally a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about forty+ minutes. Mine took 41 minutes exactly.
As the cake bakes, the buttery brown sugar sauce will bubble up the sides, creating a buttery glaze on all sides of the cake. It’s absolutely the best element!
Let the cake amazing for about ten minutes after coming out of the oven. Then invert the cake onto your cake stand or a massive serving plate. Observe the bubbly, brown sugar sauce drip down the sides. Lip-smackin’ excellent.
Slice. Serve. Fall in really like!
Pineapples and cherries are superb on their very own, but pair them with vanilla, butter, brown sugar and you’ve received a total new world of amazing. This is the sort of show-stopping cake you bake for pals, family members, and visitors. Trust me, you’ll want to have it close to to impress all the dessert lovers in your daily life! While there may possibly not be chocolate, a peanut butter swirl, candy bars sprinkled inside, or frosting on best – this crowd pleasing cake can hold its own. You will bake this cake every likelihood you get.
My a single piece of tips? Make confident you have enough hungry tummies in your property or you will be tempted to consume the complete cake yourself. Your dentist (and spring wardrobe) will thank you.
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