How to make Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe - Popular pineapple cake that is served upside down.

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : Topping -Tinned pineapple,

Cuisine : Continental

Course : Desserts

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This term Continental cuisine refers to the food eaten in the European countries. Under the mantle of Continental food come the British, American, Italian, New Zealand, Armenian, Hungarian, Russian and many other European cuisines.
Continental cuisines use less chilllies and very little spices. Instead fresh herbs and dairy products form an important part of continental dishes.  The cooking methods are mostly stewing, grilling and roasting which make the food low in calories as they use very less fat. Continental food use mostly items high in proteins like milk, cheese, eggs and meats.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe Card

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Pineapple Upside Down Cake

  • Topping -Tinned pineapple drained 8 slices

  • Butter softened 50 grams

  • Demerara sugar 1 cup

  • Cake- Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Eggs separated 3

  • Butter softened 100 grams

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Powdered sugar sifted 1 cup

  • Milk 1/2 cup


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 190ºC/375ºF/Gas Mark 5. Grease and line a nine-inch round cake tin. Mix soft butter and demerara sugar and spread it in at the bottom of the cake tin. Arrange a layer of pineapple slices over the butter sugar mixture.

Step 2

For the cake batter, sift together the flour and baking powder. Beat the egg yolks in a small bowl; mix in the butter and vanilla essence. Whisk the egg whites until stiff but not dry.

Step 3

Fold in the sifted sugar, one tablespoon at a time. Fold the egg yolk mixture into the egg whites, then fold in the sifted flour, one fourth cup at a time.

Step 4

Pour the batter over the pineapple slices and bake in the tin and bake for about half an hour. Allow to cool a little before removing from the tin.

Step 5

Turn the cake upside- down, onto a serving dish with the glazed pineapple slices on top.

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