Pineapple upside down cake

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Serves 10


200g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
200g caster sugar, plus 2 tbsp for the tin
6 slices of tinned pineapple
11 cherries
4 eggs
200g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
6 tbsp pineapple juice from the tin


  1. Preheat the oven 180˚C/160˚C fan/gas mark 4. Grease a 20cm cake tin with butter.
  2. Sprinkle two tablespoons of the sugar into the base of the buttered cake tin. Arrange the slices of pineapple over the base of the tin in a single layer. Place one cherry in the centre of each pineapple slice and in amongst the slices. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.
  4. Fold in the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and pineapple juice, stirring until just combined.
  5. Pour the mixture into the pineapple lined tin. Bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Loosen the sides of the cake with a spatula, place a plate on the sponge and quickly and smoothly flip over. Carefully pull away the tin. Serve warm.

Per Serving: 358kcals, 18.2g fat (10.9g saturated), 46.3g carbs (29.7g sugars), 4.8g protein, 1.1g fibre, 0.205g sodium


TOP TIP: Keep your leftover sponge to make cake pops or a trifle. You can also freeze the sponge for a later date.