Pineapple Upside Down Outrageous Carrot Cake Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, then grease & flour a 13 x9 glass baking dish.
  2. FOR THE TOPPING: Spread melted butter evenly into bottom of prepared baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over melted butter.
  4. Arrange pineapple slices over brown sugar & place a cherry in center of each slice.
  5. FOR THE CAKE: In large bowl, whisk or sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon & salt, then set aside.
  6. In medium bowl, beat eggs, then add oil, buttermilk, sugar & vanilla, blending well.
  7. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients, mixing thoroughly.
  8. Stir in crushed pineapple, carrots, walnuts, coconut & raisins, mixing well.
  9. Pour into prepared baking dish & bake at least 65-70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  10. FOR THE GLAZE: About 10 minutes before cake is done, in saucepan mix sugar, buttermilk, baking soda, corn syrup & butter.
  11. Bring to boil & boil 5 minutes.
  12. Remove from heat & add vanilla.
  13. Remove cake from oven & with a skewer or knife poke a number of holes into the hot cake, making sure holes reach bottom of cake.
  14. Slowly pour hot glaze over hot cake, carefully spreading it all over cake until it is absorbed.
  15. Let cake cool 15-20 minutes on wire rack, then carefully invert it into a 15 x10 baking dish [or onto large platter].
  16. Refrigerate when completely cooled. DO NOT REHEAT!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 443.11 Kcal (1855 kJ)
Calories from fat 210.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.34g 36%
Cholesterol 36.73mg 12%
Sodium 221.09mg 9%
Potassium 316.56mg 7%
Total Carbs 57.34g 19%
Sugars 42.39g 170%
Dietary Fiber 2.54g 10%
Protein 5.59g 11%
Vitamin C 2.7mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 54mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 321.05 Kcal (1344 kJ)
Calories from fat 152.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.91g 36%
Cholesterol 26.61mg 12%
Sodium 160.18mg 9%
Potassium 229.36mg 7%
Total Carbs 41.54g 19%
Sugars 30.71g 170%
Dietary Fiber 1.84g 10%
Protein 4.05g 11%
Vitamin C 2mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 9%
Iron 0.8mg 6%
Calcium 39.2mg 5%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.3
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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