July 25th, 2016
Recipe By: Ann Vallely


Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Vegan Pineapple Upside Down Cake (Two Ways)
( serves: 9 Slices or 12 Mini Cakes )
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20-35 Minutes


For Cake:

- 1 1/2 cups unsweetened original soy milk

- 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

- 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons organic granulated sugar

- 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

- 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

- 2 cups all purpose flour

- 3 tablespoons cornstarch

- 3/4 teaspoon organic baking soda

- 1 teaspoon baking powder

- 3/4 teaspoon salt

For Topping:

- 1/2 cup Earth Balance Buttery Spread, melted for 9"x9" cake or 12 teaspoons for 12 mini cakes

- 1/2 cup organic brown sugar for 9"x9" cake or 12 tablespoons for 12 mini cakes

- 5 pineapple rings for 9"x9" cake or 6 for 12 mini cakes

- 5 organic maraschino cherries for 9"x9" cake or 6 for 12 mini cakes


For Cake:

- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.

- In a large bowl, whisk together soy milk and vinegar. Let stand for about 5 minutes.

- Add sugar, oil, and vanilla extract. Whisk together until mixture becomes frothy.

- Sift together the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

- Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and whisk together until dry mixture disappears.

Topping For 9"x9" Cake:

- Spray cake pan with non stick oil.

- Place butter in pan and put in oven till butter is melted. Take out and stir in brown sugar.

- Arrange five pineapple rings and cherries on bottom of tray (refer to photo).

- Pour in cake batter. Cook for 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

- Remove cake from oven and let cool for 2 minutes. With a dish large enough to cover pan, flip pan over onto dish to release cake.

Topping For Mini Cakes:

- Spray 12 cupcake liners with non stick oil and place in cupcake baking sheets.

- Place butter in muffin tins and put in oven till melted. Take out and stir in brown sugar.

- Place half cherry in middle of liner, arrange pineapple quarters around cherries. Pour in batter.

- Cook for 20-25 min. Place baking sheet with parchment over muffin tray and flip to release cakes.