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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Upside Down & Lovin' It!

The term 'upside down' is not always positively speaking. However, on this day, it is definitely a day to be upside down and lovin' it! When it comes to baking, this delight was originally made in a skillet, thus, called 'skillet cake'. Fruit was placed in the skillet with batter poured on top, then, baked, inverted and voila! the bottom became a beautifully decorated top. 

April 20 is...
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day

Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes Recipes
When canned pineapple rings became available in the first half of the 20th century, Pineapple Upside Down Cake became the rage—often with maraschino cherries in the center of the pineapple rings. As the recipe evolved, cooks put their skillets in the oven to bake. Nordicware, creator of the bundt pan, created a special round pan with indentations for the pineapple slices, guaranteeing an even presentation. Upside Down Cake is related to the Tarte Tatin, an accidental upside-down pie from 1880s France. [Source: The Nibble]

~Recipe Time~

Pineapple Upside-Down Pancakes Recipe

10-Minute Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipes
This recipe is so easy to remember - its just the 4 4 4 2 recipe!

Best Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

(Triple Layer) Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

Slow Cooker Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes Recipe

And to end the day...

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Cocktail Recipe

Let's applause all the different spins on a classic!