Upside-down cake

Upside-down cake

Pineapple upside-down cake
Type Cake
Main ingredients Batter, fruit (apples, pineapples, cherries)
Cookbook: Upside-down cake  Media: Upside-down cake

An upside-down cake is a cake that is baked in a single pan, then turned over and served upside-down.

Usually chopped fruits—such as apples, pineapples,[1] or cherries—and a butter and sugar topping are placed on the bottom of the pan before the batter is poured in, so that they form a decorative topping once the cake is inverted.

Another view of a pineapple upside-down cake

Traditional upside-down preparations include the American pineapple upside-down cake, French Tarte Tatin, Rocky Road upside-down cake, and Brazilian or Portuguese Bolo de ananas. It is also well known in Hawaiian culture.

See also


  1. "Pineapple upside-down cake". BBC. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
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