Everyone love cakes, and this recipe for pineapple cake might just be the best thing after air fryer pizza roll. This pineapple upside down cake recipe is very delicious, moist and appealing to the eyes. Even more, it is very easy, quick and simple to make.
Certainly, you can make this cake as a dessert for all occasion and you will love it. This cake recipe has been trending since 5 years ago. And because people love it it so much, I guess the trend continues.
How To Make Pineapple Cake
To make a pineapple cake is quite simple, you just want to mix some melted butter and sugar. After that, pour the mixture on the bottom of your baking pan. Next, you place the pineapple rings and cherries on the pan.
Then, pour the cake batter on top of the pineapple rings and bake. So, let us get started with the list of ingredients.
- Flour 1 1/2 cup
- Sugar 1 cup
- Pineapple rings 7 pieces
- Melted butter 1 cup
- Maraschino cherries 16 pieces
- Baking powder 1/2 tablespoon
- Salt a pinch
So, in this supper delicious recipe for pineapple cake. All you want to do is to pour the melted butter and sugar together in a bowl. After that, whisk them lightly until they are well combined , then set it aside. You can use your hands or your manual whisk to mix them together. Just work with whatever that is convenience for you.
And next thing is to get the baking dish or baking pan and pour the mixture into it. It is important to make sure that everything spreads around the pan.
So, next you want to get your pineapple rings. You can either use fresh pineapples and cut it out into rings all by yourself. Or you can just buy already cut ones from the shop like this one below.
Now, start placing the pineapple ring in the pan. You start first at the middle, so you place at the middle first. And then you place others just round the middle in a circular motion. After that, get the maraschino cherries and then just place them one by one inside the openings on the pineapple rings.
Also, you can place by the sides of each Pineapple ring as well. After that, the next thing is to get the cake mix ready.
Mix The Pineapple Cake
So in a clean bowl, you want to add the one cup of melted butter and also one cup of granulated sugar. Then mix them all together till it is all incorporated together. Next add in the eggs gradually. Just crack open one egg first, whisk it, then crack in the other egg and whisk them really nicely.
In addition, mix them till all the egg get well incorporated into the mix. Next, add one to two drops of vanilla essence and whisk again. After whisking set it aside and get the dry ingredients ready.
Now, sieve the flour into another dry bowl. Add salt and baking powder into the flour, then stir it lightly as they combine together.
After that, add in any juice from the pineapple gradually. Certainly you do not want the cake mixture to be watery. So add less pineapple juice i.e. at most add half cup and then mix it together thoroughly .
Next, you now want to add in the dry ingredients (the flour mix) gradually. At this point you do not need to whisk it anymore. All you will need to do is to just do the folding in method.
At this juncture, use your spatula and then fold in and out gradually till it’s all smooth and you have a very smooth and fluffy consistency.
Now pour the the mixture over the pineapple rings and just spread it across. Make sure every part of the pineapple ring is perfectly covered. After that, tap it a bit just for a few seconds so that it will release the air bubbles in it. And it’s all set to go into the oven.
So, place the cake batter into an already preheated oven. Bake it for about 30 to 35 minutes, or until you see it’s turning golden brown at 200 degree Fahrinhiet . Most importantly, you don’t want to leave it in the oven for too long. So it doesn’t get burnt.
After 30 minutes, the cake is ready, get it out of the oven, let it rest a bit and then serve. If you are not sure when the cake is cooked. Then do the toothpick test. To test it, poke the toothpick at different point on the cake, if it comes out all fine and clean, that means the cake is well baked.
However, if the toothpick come out with some cake batter on it. Then, it means it is not well baked. In that case, continue baking until the cake is well baked. Once the cake is baked, release the edges of the cake from the pan with a silicon spatula or a knife.
To release it, run the spatula round the cake. And you need to do this as the cake is still hot. Otherwise it is going to stick to the pan and it will be difficult to get out afterwards.
Finally, turn the cake over on a clean tray, and you have your fluffy delicious pineapple cake ready. Just let it rest for a few minutes, then use a knife to to cute it and serve.
What Can I Do With Fresh Cut Pineapple?
Well, if you are looking for what to do with fresh cup pineapple, I will recommend you make pineapple cake with it. because this recipe for pineapple cake is absolutely yummy, gorgeous and moist. Even more, the aroma is just amazing. Certainly, it is quite enjoyable and you definitely will want to try out for yourself.
Also, pineapple cake taste very great in a company of a vanilla ice cream. So, when you make this delicacy at home do make sure you’ve got some vanilla ice cream. Trust me, you will love it.
Make this pineapple cake with dates as an alternative to cherries, you can also make it on a stove top like this how to make cake without oven. How best do you like your pineapple?