Friday, September 21, 2018

Classic Pineapple Upside-Down Cake (1950)

All ingredients must be at room temperature.

Prepare... 8-x-8-x-2 pan by greasing well with butter. Spread with 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar and 2 tablespoons melted butter.

Arrange... 4 pineapple slices in bottom of pan.

Sift together... 1-1/4 sifted enriched flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 2 teaspoon double-acting baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Add... 1/4 cup shortening, 1 unbeaten egg, 1/2 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Beat... for 3 minutes, 150 strokes per minute, until batter is well blended. (With electric mixer blend at low speed, then blend at medium speed for 3 minutes.)

Pour... batter over pineapple.

Bake... in moderate oven, 350 degrees, 35 to 40 minutes. 

Turn... upside down on serving plate. Serve with whipped cream.

More "Lost" Pineapple Recipes
Luau Sweet Potato Casserole (1965)
Hawaiian Pineapple Bars (1967)

(Origin - "Ann Pillsbury's Baking Book" by Ann Pillsbury, 1950.)

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