Old Fashioned Upside Down Cake

Old Fashioned Upside Down Cake The original upside down cake recipe. Dessert Old Fashioned Upside Down Cake Old Fashioned Upside Down Cake thumbnail Preparation Time: 20 minutes Total time: 35 minutes 8 Servings Ingredients: 2/3 cup margarine, divided, 2/3 cup packed brown sugar, divided, 1 can (20 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices, 10 maraschino cherries, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1-3/4 teaspoons baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup sour cream, Instructions: Step 1: Melt 1/3 cup margarine in 10-inch cast iron skillet.  Remove from heat.  Add brown sugar and stir until blended. Step 2: Drain pineapple slices well, reserve 2 tablespoons syrup.  Arrange pineapple slices in sugar mixture.  Place cherry in center of each slice.  

Step 3: Beat remaining 1/3 cup margarine with 1/2 cup granulated sugar until light and fluffy.  Beat in egg yolks, lemon peel and juice, and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Blend into creamed mixture alternately with sour cream and 2 tablespoons pineapple syrup.

Step 4: Beat egg whites to soft peaks.  Gradually beat in remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar to make stiff meringue.  Fold into batter.  Pour over pineapple in skillet. 
Step 5: Bake at 350° F., 35 minutes or until cake tests done.  Let stand 10 minutes, then invert onto serving plate.  Serve warm or cold.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Difficulty 1.0 Easy
Calories Per Servings 280 Calories
Servings 8
Nutrition facts Nutrition facts

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The original upside down cake recipe.

Ingredients 13

Ingredients

2/3 cup margarine, divided
2/3 cup packed brown sugar, divided
1 can (20 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices
10  maraschino cherries
3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
eggs
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-3/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sour cream

Steps

STEP1
Ingredients

2/3 cup margarine, divided
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed

Direction

Melt 1/3 cup margarine in 10-inch cast iron skillet.  Remove from heat.  Add brown sugar and stir until blended.

STEP2
Ingredients

1 can (20 oz.) DOLE Pineapple Slices
10 maraschino cherries

Direction

Drain pineapple slices well, reserve 2 tablespoons syrup.  Arrange pineapple slices in sugar mixture.  Place cherry in center of each slice.  

STEP3
Ingredients

3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
2 eggs,
separate 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-3/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sour cream

Direction

Beat remaining 1/3 cup margarine with 1/2 cup granulated sugar until light and fluffy.  Beat in egg yolks, lemon peel and juice, and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Blend into creamed mixture alternately with sour cream and 2 tablespoons pineapple syrup.

STEP4
Ingredients

2 eggs

Direction

Beat egg whites to soft peaks.  Gradually beat in remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar to make stiff meringue.  Fold into batter.  Pour over pineapple in skillet. 

STEP5

Direction

Bake at 350° F., 35 minutes or until cake tests done.  Let stand 10 minutes, then invert onto serving plate.  Serve warm or cold.

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