Thursday, 8 August 2013

Upside down pineapple cake

Serves 7-8 
Prep time -50 min
Ingredients :
 For the topping 
1.Tinned pineapple- 8 slices
2.Brown sugar - 1 cup
3.Butter , softened - 55g

For the cake 
1.All purpose flour - 200g
2.Eggs- 3(large)
3.Confectioners sugar- 210g
4.Butter- 150g
5.Vanilla essence-1tsp
6.Preserved juice of the tinned pineapple- 50ml
7.Baking powder-1tsp
8.Sour cream or yogurt - 100g

1.Melt the 55 g of butter and spread it on the base of the pan ( I used a springform pan )
2.Now sprinkle the brown sugar evenly on the butter.
3.Cut the pineapple slices into small wedges and place them on top of the evenly distributed sugar as shown below.
4.Now in a large bowl combine the eggs and confectioners sugar . Add the butter , flour , essence and the preserved juice . Add the sour cream and baking powder and mix it with the help of an electric mixer until you get a smooth texture.
5.Now pour this mixture onto the pineapple slice placed in the tin as shown below.
6.Preheat the oven for 15 min . Now place the tin on the upper rack of your oven and bake at 200 c for 30 min. Then change the oven temperature to 150 c and bake for 35 min or until your cake turns to golden brown as shown below.
7.Let it cool for 10 min .
8.Enjoy your cake with a big scoop of ice cream !!