We know we should be posting apple crisps and pumpkin tarts right about now, but frankly, our heads are still a little stuck in Hawaii, where we spent a good chunk of August (we know, you can hate us.)
While there, we attended a luau and had succulent kalua pig, haupia, and pineapple upside down cake. For weeks after we came home, our son begged us to recreate the upside down cake.
Upon locating a recipe that sounded good, we set about baking and adapting.
And then...and then...we lost the recipe and can't remember how we did it.
To make amends, we're linking to a few pineapple upside down cakes that sound decadently delicious.
Here's Paula Deen's take on PUC. As you might expect, lots of eggs and buttermilk.
We like the looks of this Duncan Hines version because, hello!, cake mix.
Nigella Lawson discusses how uncouth, but delicious, pineapple upside down cake is in this video.
So go forth and try this old-fashioned, un-chic cake. And let us know how it turns out.