Recipe – Pineapple upside down cake

Every couple of weeks we get a fresh fruit & veg box delivered and one of the fruits that is nearly always in there is a pineapple. I usually make a smoothie with it but now it’s winter, I fancied making some kind of dessert with it. An all time classic – a pineapple upside down cake. So simple yet yummy, served either hot or cold with custard.

Ingredients (serves 5-6)
  • 150 g butter
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 150 g self raising flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 pineapple rings

  • Preheat oven to gas 5 / 375F / 190C.
  • Grease and line an 8 inch round cake tin with grease proof paper.
  • Beat the butter & sugar until smooth & creamy.
  • Beat in the eggs and flour bit by bit, then add the vanilla extract.
  • In the bottom of your tin, place five of your pineapple rings around the outside edge, then the final one in the middle.
  • Carefully spread the cake mixture over the pineapple rings.
  • Bake for around 30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Eat on its own or serve with custard. Enjoy!

Tasty Tuesdays on

2 thoughts on “Recipe – Pineapple upside down cake

  1. This is epic hun, if you want do link up the same recipe next week too to get the most from the linky, never worry about doubling up. Your recipes are gorgeous! Going to share this with my Dad, he loves an upside down cake, they're his faves! Thanks for linking up x

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