How to prepare the best pineapple upside down cake recipe at home


The best pineapple upside down cake recipe is a very different type of cake with its ingredient, texture and flavor. This is a purely indigenous method of cake, the taste of which you will remember for quite some years. Pineapple rings that are put at the bottom of the cake mold appear on top of the cake while you upside down the cake after removing from the mold. For this reason, name of this cake is given as pineapple upside down cake.

Some people don’t like to eat pineapple as they are afraid of its allergic reaction. But, if you are not hyper sensitive to pineapple, this cake will not only remove your fear of pineapple allergy, but also you may start loving this tasty fruit.

As this cake needs no decoration after removing from the cake mold, it makes your job easy. If you can slice the pineapple rings as described in the method, you can try for this recipe right away.


Preparation time 20 minutes
Cooking time 30 minutes
Total time 50 minutes
Servings 16



Ingredients of the best pineapple upside down cake recipe

Egg 250 gm (5 pcs)

Sugar 250 gm

Butter 250 gm

Flour 150 gm

Corn flour 100 gm

Baking powder 1 tsp

Milk powder 40 gm

Vanilla essence 5-6 drops

Melted butter 20 gm

Brown sugar 50 gm

Pineapple 1 big size

Cherry 6/8 pieces

Methods of the best pineapple upside down cake recipe

Step 1

Take a big pineapple and peel the pineapple nicely. Remove the hard part of the pineapple from the center and then slice diagonally into ½ inch thick round shaped. You can use Pineapple corer forslicing pineapple. The round slices will look like rings. Boil the pineapple slices with 2 tsp sugar for 5-10 minutes. Remove the slices from water and squeeze with palm to remove extra water from within the pineapple slices. You can use tinned pineapple slices, if you don’t find a fresh pineapple.

The best pineapple upside down cake recipe
Pineapple slice process
The best pineapple upside down cake recipe
Pineapple slice

Take another piece pineapple slice and cut into julienne. Then Keep aside.


Step 2

Take a round or square shape mold. Grease the mold with melted butter. Spread brown sugar over the butter. Cover the bottom part of the mold with the pineapple rings. Put half of cherries upside down in the center of the pineapple rings.

Step 3

Take a deep bowl and put butter and sugar. Mix butter and sugar smoothly. Add egg one by one to the butter mixture. Add vanilla essence slowly to the mixture. Mix flour, corn flour, baking powder, and milk powder altogether and sieve with a sifter. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture slowly. Add pineapple Julian slices to the mixture.

Tips: After adding egg it may be look like curd. You can add some milk powder to the egg mixture.


Step 4

Preheat the oven at 200⁰c for 10 minutes. Put the cake mixture into the mold. Put the mold into the middle rack of the oven. Bake the cake at 160⁰-180⁰c for 25-30 minutes. Pit a clean stick into the cake after 25 minutes. When the stick comes out clear then switch off the oven. Wait until cooling down the cake. Then upside down the cake carefully in a flat dish.


             Nutrition Facts: Amount per serving
Calories 281
Total Fat 14.5g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 125mg
Potassium 130mg
Total Carbohydrates 33.5g
Protein 4.2g
Vitamin D 70%
Calcium 6%
Iron 6%


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