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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Wondering how to make pineapple upside down cake? Here's an easy recipe prepared with pineapple: a classic dessert back from the 1920's and still very iconic.

20 January, 2017
Average: 4 (4 votes)

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

0 HR 45 MIN


Brown sugar
3 tbsp
6 rings, canned
110 g
110 g, superfine
2, beaten
All purpose flour
110 g
Baking powder
1 tsp
Bicarbonate of soda
1/4 tsp
Pineapple juice
3 tbsp, from the can


  • To prepare an easy pineapple upside down cake first heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan).
  • Butter a 23 cm cake tin.
  • Sprinkle the brown sugar on the base of the tin and arrange the pineapple slices in a circular pattern.
  • Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the eggs until blended.
  • Sift in the dry ingredients and stir until blended.
  • Stir in the pineapple juice.
  • Spoon the mixture carefully over the pineapple rings, spreading it out gently.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes until the cake is cooked through.
  • Cool in the tin for a few minutes, then invert the pineapple upside-down cake onto a plate.

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