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Grandma's Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"My gramma used to bake cakes and pies during the Depression and my grampa would sell them door-to-door and on the street corners to support them during that awful time. This is one of my favorites."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 319
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a 9-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar; heat until bubbly. Remove from heat. Arrange pineapple rings and pecans on top.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl; repeat sifting twice more.
  4. Beat white sugar and eggs together in a bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  5. Alternate folding flour mixture and pineapple juice into the egg mixture in 3 batches, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Pour over pineapple slices.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool in the skillet for 5 minutes. Invert carefully onto a serving platter.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 319 calories; 10.2 55.1 3.4 67 215 Full nutrition

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I just finished baking this and added a photo. I haven't tried it, it's for a party tomorrow but I will update after the tasting. The baking... Pretty easy recipe. However, while making the sug...

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It's been so long since I've eaten pineapple upside down cake that I don't quite remember how it tastes, but this seems a bit too spongy in texture for me. Incredibly easy, but bland as well. I ...

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I just finished baking this and added a photo. I haven't tried it, it's for a party tomorrow but I will update after the tasting. The baking... Pretty easy recipe. However, while making the sug...

Very tasty and beautiful!

My husband's favorite cake! This was so light and it didn't make me feel too full. It was perfect for something sweet after dinner. Great with a cup of coffee, or tall glass of ice cold milk. I ...

This is an amazing recipe I love it. Great for parties and reunions.

I teach English classes in Guatemala, and students asked to make a cake. Because we have access to fresh, local and sweet pineapple, we tried this, mainly because it doesn't take a boxed cake m...

Absolutely delicious

this is the first time I have filled with a cast iron skillet and I am pretty happy with the results.

It's been so long since I've eaten pineapple upside down cake that I don't quite remember how it tastes, but this seems a bit too spongy in texture for me. Incredibly easy, but bland as well. I ...