Monday, August 3, 2009

Pineapple Upside -down cake

This being one of my favourite cake!!!easy to make, taste good...and last but not the least...its quick....
Pineapple being my favourite ,blens well with the cake, sweet and sour, and taste of rum....

200 g butter
100g light muscovado sugar
2tbsp dark rum
400g can of pineapple rings
50 g unsweetened desiccated coconut
200gms caster sugar
2 large eggs
175 flour
1tsp baking powder
2tsp vanilla extract
125 ml milk

Make the topping :
Turn the oven to 180 c and butter six ramekin dishes.Put 100g of the butter with the muscovado sugar and rum in the saucepan and cook for couple of minutes, till the sugar is melted.carefully pour a little mixture into the bottom of each ramekins then place the pineapple rings.

To make the cake :
Cook the coconut over a gentle heat atirring often until it begins to turn light golden brown, remove from heat and cool. Mix the coconut and the remaining butter caster sugar egg flour baking powder vanilla extract and milk until they are well combined. Spoon over the pineapple slices ,place the ramekins on the baking tray and cook in the oven for 20 minutes until well risen.

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