Pineapple Upside-Down Layer Cake Recipe

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Pineapple Upside-Down Layer Cake
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  1. Melt 1/2 cup butter; pour evenly into 2 (9-inch) round cake pans. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter. Top sugar in each pan evenly with pineapple and pecans. Set pans aside.
  2. Beat remaining 1/4 cup butter and shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Gradually add granulated sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to shortening mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Spoon batter evenly over pineapple mixture in prepared pans.
  4. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; invert onto wire racks to cool completely.
  5. Place 1 cake layer, pineapple side up, on a serving plate. Spread top with 1/2 cup Whipped Cream Frosting. Place remaining layer, pineapple side up, on top. Spread top and sides of cake with remaining Whipped Cream Frosting.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 5854.13 Kcal (24510 kJ)
Calories from fat 2621.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 291.31g 448%
Cholesterol 749.12mg 250%
Sodium 947.19mg 39%
Potassium 2947.38mg 63%
Total Carbs 776.53g 259%
Sugars 540.73g 2163%
Dietary Fiber 19.88g 80%
Protein 63.98g 128%
Vitamin C 6.4mg 11%
Vitamin A 1.7mg 57%
Iron 11.5mg 64%
Calcium 1260.8mg 126%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 363.92 Kcal (1524 kJ)
Calories from fat 162.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.11g 448%
Cholesterol 46.57mg 250%
Sodium 58.88mg 39%
Potassium 183.22mg 63%
Total Carbs 48.27g 259%
Sugars 33.61g 2163%
Dietary Fiber 1.24g 80%
Protein 3.98g 128%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 11%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 57%
Iron 0.7mg 64%
Calcium 78.4mg 126%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 140.6
  • 163

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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