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Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Recipe photo courtesy of Chris Court

The golden caramelized top gives this cake its distinctive look and taste.

Source: Everyday Food, March 2005
Total Time Prep Servings

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Cook's Notes

You will need about half of a small pineapple for this recipe. When heated, sugar melts and turns an amber color; this is caramelized sugar. Be sure to stir frequently so that it colors evenly.

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  • ALR12600332DW
    19 MAY, 2018
    I made this exactly as directed except with a 12" cast iron frying pan and it turned out absolutely PERFECT! Moist and delicious. Quite sweet on outside but cake batter is lovely and the two are a match made in heaven! You could probably use a bit less sugar for anyone with less of a sweet tooth. The cake bakes like almost a pound cake, really intact batter so after waiting the 5 mins to cool down pan and cake, flipping directly onto the cake plate you will use is a breeze and end result impresses others! Thank you again Martha Stewart. As Mary Poppins would say, "Practically Perfect in Every Way!"😉
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