Hi...How are you all my dear friends?...i was not able to do blogging from quite some time, even i missed many of your posts...which i will go through now...Baking Fever again caught me some days back and i decided to bake something interesting and i remembered this pineapple upside down cake which i had not baked for so long and made it soon....it turned out soft ,fluffy and yummy as usual...:-)) i like baking this cake as it very simple and the result is awesome...the best thing is this cake does not require any icing...:-))
200 ml condensed milk(1/2 tin milkmaid)
11/4 cup(125 grams) maida
1 tea spoon baking powder
1/2 tea spoon baking soda
1/2 cup (60 grams) butter
1/2 cup milk
2 tea spoon pineapple essence
2-3 drops of yellow food colour
3 table spoon of sugar for caramalisation
3-4 fresh or tinned pineapple rings
few glaced cherries-cut in two pieces
Grease 7" round baking tin with butter.The pineapple slices should be well drained.Place one round slice at the center of the tin.then arrange half or quarter pineapple ring pieces around it accordingly so that the whole bottom of the tin is filled with them.Fill the gaps between the rings using the cherry halves.Keep the with the flat, cut side down touching the bottom.Arrange this properly in the tin and keep it aside.
Now heat the sugar in a small heavy bottomed pan n low flame till it melts and becomes golden brown.Now immediately pour this hot caramalised sugar in the tin above arranged pineapple rings, so that it coats them properly and fills the gap.Keep this tin aside to cool.
Now the batter for the cake must be prepared.Melt the butter and let it cool it.Then add condensed milk, pineapple essence and food colour in it and beat it welltill this mixture is frothy.
Seive flour, baking powder and baking soda together 2-3 times atleast.Add half quantity of this flour mix to the beated milkmaid and little milk and beat.Then again add remaining flour and milk and beat it well till mixture is beaten well.
Preheat the oven/microwave at 150 degrees for 10 mins. Pour the cake batter in the caramalised pineapple cake tin.Bake it at 150 degrees for 30-40 mins till its done and a knife inserted in it comes out clean.
Cut in pieces and serve.Its a best to serve as a desert for a party.
Preparation Time: 50 mins