Ingredients

  • Serves 6-8 people
  • 100 g chopped gula melaka

  • 1 can pineapple cubes

  • 150 g softened butter

  • 150 g caster sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 2 tbsp pineapple syrup

  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 150 g self-raising flour

  • pinch of salt

Gula Melaka Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Gula Melaka Pineapple Upside Down Cake

A classic favourite, it requires skill and technique to flip to make this Gula Melaka Pineapple Upside Down Cake. A generous sprinkling of Gula Melaka ups this dish from its plain ol' usual taste.
Halal
Halal
Healthy
Healthy
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Nuts
No Nuts
No Pork
No Pork
Halal
Halal
Healthy
Healthy
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Nuts
No Nuts
No Pork
No Pork
  • Hard
  • 30 min
  • 45 min
  • 15 min
  • 4 steps
  • 10 Ingredients
  • Hard
  • 4 steps
  • 10 Ingredients
  • 30 min
  • 45 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven

    • Preheat oven to 170C.
    •  Line the bottom and sides of a 20 cm cake tin.


  2. Place gula melaka and pineapple

    • Sprinkle the chopped gula melaka onto the bottom of the tin evenly, then place the halved pineapple rings on top. 


  3. Mix batter

    • In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and caster sugar together until fluffy. 
    • Beat the eggs with vanilla extract and 3 tbsp of the pineapple syrup, and mix into the butter and sugar. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and pinch of salt together. 
    • Add to the cake batter and mix evenly.


  4. Bake cake

    •  Scrape the batter into the cake tin. 
    • Bake for 40-45 minutes.    


Plate and Serve!

Leave to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then invert onto a serving plate.

Plate and Serve!

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