Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Serves: 1- 9 inch cake


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. RC Umami Sensations® Red Miso Powder
  • ½ tsp. RC Umami Sensations® Kokumi Powder
  • 1 ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup milk at room temperature
  • ½ cup brown sugar tightly packed (100g)
  • 10 pineapple rings/slices patted dry
  • maraschino cherries
  • Garnish: RC Mango Coulis Dessert Sauce
  • pineapple juice
  • RC Whipped Topping Mix, prepared


  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. 2 Pour melted butter into 9" pie plate or deep cake pan, make sure it entirely covers the bottom of the pan and grease the sides of the pan.
  3. 3 Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter mixture.
  4. 4 Arrange pineapple slices over the bottom of the pan, slice leftover slices in half and arrange up the sides of the pan.
  5. 5 Place cherries in center of pineapple rings and as desired in empty spaces, reserve while making the vanilla cake.
  6. 6 To prepare vanilla cake, beat butter and sugar in mixer bowl until creamy and well-combined.
  7. 7 Add eggs, beating one at a time until combined. Stir in vanilla extract.
  8. 8 In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, RC Umami Sensations® Powders, baking powder, and salt.
  9. 9 Alternate adding flour and milk to the wet ingredients, starting and ending with flour and mixing until just combined.
  10. 10 Pour batter evenly over prepared cake pan and pineapple/cherry layer.
  11. 11 Bake on 350°F for 30 minutes. At the 30-minute mark, loosely cover with foil and continue to bake for another 15 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  12. 12 Allow to cool for 10-15 minutes and then carefully invert cake onto serving platter, then let the cake cool for 15 minutes before cutting.


Value Added Suggestions: Garnish each portion with RC Mango Coulis Dessert Sauce prepared with pineapple juice in place of water and a dollop of prepared RC Whipped Topping Mix.

Umami Sensations™ Red Miso PowderUmami Sensations™ Kokumi PowderMango Coulis MixWhipped Topping Mix

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