Vintage Betty Recipe: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
 
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Vintage cake to impress
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ½ cup butter sugar (packed)
  • 1 can sliced pineapple, drained (crushed may be used if well drained)
  • 1½ cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅓ cup soft shortening
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. lemon flavoring, if desired
  • 1 egg (1/4 to ⅓ cup)
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in heavy 10" skillet, or pour melted butter in 9x9 pan or 10" cake pan.
  2. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter.
  3. Arrange pineapple in attractive pattern on the butter-sugar coating.
  4. Decorate with pecan halves and cherries if desired.
  5. Measure flower by dip-level-pour method or by sifting.
  6. Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, salt in mixer bowl.
  7. Add shortening, milk flavorings.
  8. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed in mixer or 300 vigorous strokes by hand.
  9. Scrape sides and bottom of the bowl constantly.
  10. Add egg.
  11. Beat 2 more minutes, scraping bowl frequently.
  12. Pour batter over fruit.
  13. Bake 40 to 50 minutes.
  14. Immediately turn upside down on serving plate.
  15. Leave pan over cake a few minutes.
  16. Serve warm with whipped cream
Recipe by Farm Girl Cook'n at http://www.farmgirlcookn.com/vintage-betty-recipe-pineapple-upside-down-cake/