Saturday, August 13, 2011

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

WOW so beautiful!! that is what my boy exclaimed the moment he saw the cake being flipped onto the serving plate! :D and requested to take a picture with the cake >.<...




Recipe adapted from Nigella Lawson

Ingredients

  • Butter for greasing
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 6 slices canned pineapples
  • 45ml pineapple juice
  • 11 glace cherries
  • 100gm flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 100gm soft butter
  • 70gm sugar
  • 2 eggs

Method

  1. Grease the base of a 8" cake tin (neither loose-bottomed nor springform).
  2. Sprinkle the 2 tablespoons of sugar on top of the buttered base, and then arrange the pineapple slices to make a circular pattern.
  3. Fill each pineapple ring with a glace cherry, and then dot one in each of the spaces in between.
  4. Cream butter & sugar until light. Beat in eggs one at a time until combined.
  5. Sieve over flour, baking powder & baking soda till evenly mixed. Stir in pineapple juice.
  6. Spread cake batter over pineapple rings.
  7. Bake in preheated oven oven at 160 deg cel for 30-35 minutes. Cool slightly. Loosen the edge with a knife, place a plate on top and flip over to unmould the cake.

2 comments:

wendyywy @ Table for 2..... or more said...

your boy looks so happy :)

Vivian Pang said...

Is really pretty with the red cherry in the middle of pineapple. Nice cake!

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