Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with Dark Rum Sauce

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with Dark Rum Sauce Author: Canadian Living Credits: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with Dark Rum Sauce

Pineapple cake and coffee make a nice ending to a tropical feast.

  • Portion size 10 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2007

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 6 round slices fresh pineapple cored
  • 1 Dark Rum Sauce recipe
Cake:
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream

Method

Grease 9-inch (2.5 L) springform pan; set aside.

In large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat; stir in sugar and cinnamon. Add pineapple; cook, turning once, until golden brown and caramelized, about 8 minutes. Overlap in circle in prepared pan. Set aside.

Cake: In bowl, beat together butter, sugar and eggs until light and fluffy; beat in vanilla. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir into butter mixture alternately with sour cream, making 2 additions of flour mixture and 1 of sour cream. Spread over pineapple.

Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes. Invert onto serving platter. (Make-ahead: Cover lightly and set aside for up to 6 hours.) Serve with rum sauce.

Nutritional facts Per each of 10 servings: about

  • Sodium 318 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 433.0
  • Total fat 22 g
  • Cholesterol 98 mg
  • Saturated fat 14 g
  • Total carbohydrate 55 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 22.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 20.0
  • Vitamin C 22.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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