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Ma'a Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This was a frequent cake made by my working mother. It's quick and delicious. Ma and I would make this together. It was an excellent introduction for me to successful baking. Ma just turned 85 and we are still loving this upside-down cake."


¼ cup butter
½ cup brown sugar (packed)1 can sliced pineapple, drained (8.5 oz)

1 ¼ flour
1 cup sugar
1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup milk
1/3 cup oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla


HEAT– oven 350

MELT- butter over low heat in round layer pan, 9x1 ½ inches.

SPRINKLE – brown sugar evenly over butter.

PLACE – pineapple in center of pan, cut remaining in halves, place around ring.

PREPARE – cake batter.

MEASURE all ingredients into large mixer bowl, blend ½ minute low, 3 minutes high, scraping bowl constantly.

POUR evenly over fruit in pan.

BAKE – 35 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

INVERT – pan onto plate, leave over cake a few minutes

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