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Vegan Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

Enjoy making these delicious Vegan inaptly Upside Down Mini Cakes to have a scrumptious dessert after your meal.

What are Vegan Pineapple Upside-down Cakes?

The Vegan Pineapple Upside Down Cakes are quick and easy to make and are made entirely by using non-animal products. They are made in single servings so everyone gets a full piece of pineapple and a glacé cherry. Using our Pineapple Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar really bring out the pineapple taste in this dessert.

In addition, you can also try making these Mini  Upside Down Cakes using our amazing range of Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars. If you would like to check our full range of Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars and Cocoa Powders click here.

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Ingredients 

60g Vegan Non-Dairy Spread
60g Dark Brown Sugar
300g Self Raising Flour
180g Sugar and Crumbs Pineapple Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar
1 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder
120ml Light Rapeseed or other Flavourless oil
220ml Soya Milk
80 Pineapple Juice ( preserved from the tin )
6 Pineapple Rings
6 Glacé \cherries
 
 
 
Makes 6 Jumbo Muffin Cakes or 12 cupcake-sized cakes
 
Instructions
 

1. Preheat the oven to 180c Gas mark 4, 350F.

2. In a small bowl mix the Vegan Non-Dairy spread and the dark brown sugar together to form a smooth paste.

3. With a pastry brush coat the mixture all over the inside and the bottom of the jumbo muffin tins or cupcake tins if you are using these instead.

4. Place one pineapple ringing the bottom of each cup, you may have to cut a wedge out of the pineapple and reshape it to make it fit. Place a Glacé cherry in the hole in the centre of the pineapple ring.

5. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, Sugar and Crumbs Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar and the baking powder and mix until well combined.

6. Add the pineapple juice, Soya milk, and the oil to the flour mixture and mix until just combined, taking care not to overtax your batter. The mixture will still have a lumpy texture but this is perfectly correct.

7. Spoon the mixture evenly on top of each pineapple ring until each cup is three-quarters full. 

8. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, test your cake by inserting a cake tester or a cocktail stick into the centre of the cake and it should come out clean.

9. Remove from the oven and cool in the tray for 15 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely before serving. 

 

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