Author: Mrs Butterfingers
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 55 mins
A simple to make one-bowl cake with a caramelized butter and brown sugar and pineapple topping.
  • 3 tbs butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 6 slices pineapple or one generous cup drained, diced pineapple
  • 1⅓ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup soft shortening or butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  1. Preheat oven 350F
  2. Have all ingredients at room temperature.
  3. In an 8" x 8" x 2" cake pan add the butter and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  4. Heat in oven until bubbly
  5. Remove from oven and arrange pineapple over butterscotch mixture
  6. In a large bowl add flour, sugar, baking powder and salt and stir thoroughly with a whisk to blend
  7. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or two knives until the mixture is a fine crumb.
  8. Make a hollow and add eggs and whisk to combine yolks and whites.
  9. Add milk and combine with eggs then combine with dry ingredients, mixing just until moistened.
  10. Pour over the pineapple mixture.
  11. Bake in 350F for 45 to 50 minutes.
  12. Turn out on plate with pineapple side up.
  13. Serve plain or with whipped cream.
  14. If desired, arrange maraschino cherries in between pieces of pineapple before baking cake.
Recipe by Mrs. Butterfingers at http://mrsbutterfingers.com/?p=2674