How to make Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes -

This is a classic cake – it is so very delicious that you will not be able to stop at one.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Pineapple slices, Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes Recipe

  • Pineapple slices canned 7-8

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Butter 150 grams

  • brown sugar/jaggery 1 cup

  • Powdered sugar 1 cup

  • Eggs 3

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Milk ½ cup

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC.

Step 2

Put 50 grams butter and brown sugar in a bowl and mix well till well blended. Spread the mixture at the bottom of cupcake moulds and level it. Trim some of the pineapple slices and place them over the butter sugar mixture.

Step 3

Put remaining butter in another bowl. Add powdered sugar and cream till light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and whisk well.

Step 4

Add vanilla essence and mix well. Add milk, if using, and fold well.

Step 5

Sift together flour and baking powder in a bowl. Add this to the butter-sugar mixture and fold in well.

Step 6

Finely chop remaining pineapple slices and add to the batter. Mix well. Fill the moulds with the batter and level it. Place the moulds in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.

Step 7

Remove from heat, cool and remove from the moulds. Serve.

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