Hawaiian Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This is a recipe that was given to my family and me from an old family friend who was a native of Maui.

Ingredients

TOPPING 

  • 20oz can of crushed pineapple
  • 1 stick of butter, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons of dark rum 

CAKE FILLING 

  • 1 1/2 cup of flour
  • 3/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 1/4 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick of butter, softened

Nutritional information

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Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325F. Lightly grease a 9"x9" baking pan.
  2. Mix topping ingredients in a medium sized bowl and pour into the baking pan. Ensure the topping is spread evenly.
  3. Add the cake filling ingredients into a medium sized bowl and mix completely. Evenly spread the cake filling over the topping. 
  4. Bake for 30-40 minutes OR until the top is golden brown.