Pineapple Down Under Cake

This old fashioned cake delivers a velvety rich decadence. Its a cake that can go from everyday to any special occasion.

Preheat oven to 180c/350f

cake pan

  • 1/ 4 cup butter – softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt  (secret ingredient!!)
  • 1 sliced fresh pineapple –(canned ok if off season)
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg

Melt butter in 8” pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar and sprinkle some sea salt over nice and evenly. Arrange pineapple over sugar mixture. In a bowl, add flour, sugar, baking powder and a pinch more sea salt; mix well. Add butter, milk and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes. Add egg. Beat for 2 more minutes. Pour mixture over pineapple.

Bake 40 – 50 minutes. Remove from oven and turn upside down immediately on serving plate.

Cool to room temp and serve.

About eatonsquareedibles

I've had the great good fortune of living abroad for more than a decade. The traditions, comfort and memories of home are things I cherish and carry with me on my travels. What I wasn't expecting was that other cultures and flavors would seep into my own traditions and favorites and influence a new batch of classics. Heres to evolving traditions and new memories! View all posts by eatonsquareedibles

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