Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake


Servings 8
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 14
Difficulty Medium

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  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 225 g Pineapple Slices (1 can)
  • 3 Maraschino Cherries or 4 pieces, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup Rice Flour
  • 1/2 cup Potato Starch Flour
  • 1/4 cup Tapioca Flour
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1.5 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 cup Shortening
  • 3/4 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 tsp Xanthan Gum
  • Milk

Nutrition Information

Qty per
52g serve
Qty per
Energy 78.825625kcalcal 150.53831463356kcalcal
Protein 0.445625gg 0.85103843399379gg
Fat (total) 2.589375gg 4.945094294581gg
 - saturated 0.9628125gg 1.8387443303891gg
Carbohydrate 14.0409375gg 26.814872284555gg
 - sugars 6.6996875gg 12.794819766054gg
Dietary Fibre 1.4953125gg 2.8556934829315gg
Sodium 54.34375mgmg 103.78371926474mgmg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Egg, Milk

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a gluten free take on an old classic.


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

  2. In a round baking tin, heat the butter in to oven until melted.

  3. Take the pan from the oven and sprinkle the brown sugar evenly over the melted butter.

  4. Cut pineapple pieces in half and arrange them on the brown sugar, all facing the same way.

  5. Put maraschino cherry halves in the holes of the pineapple slices. Put aside.

  6. In a large bowl, mix rice flour, potato starch flour, tapioca flour, sugar, baking powder, an xanthan gum.

  7. Pour the reserved pineapple juice into a measuring cup and add enough milk to measure ¾ cup. And the juice, mixture and shortening and vanilla to flour mixture.

  8. Beat on low speed scraping down the bowl until combined.

  9. Add the egg and beat on high for 3 minutes.

  10. Pour batter into the baking pan making sure all the pineapple pieces are covered.

  11. Bake for 30 35 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.

  12. Pineapple Upside Down Cake is tot suitable for freezing

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