Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pureed Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with hearts

Enjoy our pureed take on a classic fruit dessert. Pureed Pineapple Upside-Down Cake is delicious and safe for those challenged by swallowing difficulties. This recipe uses a couple of our THICK & EASY® products to create a festive dessert that meets IDDSI Levels 4, 5 & 6.


1 Serving 6 Servings 12 Servings
PAN SIZE Muffin Cups Muffin Cups Muffin Cups
THICK & EASY® Pureed Bread & Dessert Mix
Item: 48862
2 Tbsp 3/4 cup 1 1/2 cups
Yellow cake mix 1 tsp 2 Tbsp 1/2 cup
Pineapple juice 1/4 cup 1 1/2 cups 3 cups
THICK & EASY® Pureed Shaped Pineapple, thawed
Item: 28170
1 portion 2 portions 12 portions
Seedless strawberry jam or jelly 1 tsp 2 Tbsp 1/4 cup
Caramel syrup For garnish For garnish For garnish

How to Prepare

  1. Lightly spray muffin cups with non-stick cooking spray or line with plastic wrap.
  2. Stir together THICK & EASY® Pureed Bread & Dessert Mix and yellow cake mix.
  3. Add pineapple juice to bread mixture and stir briskly with wire whip until mixture starts to thicken.
  4. Immediately portion into muffin cups. Cover and chill until set, about 10-15 minutes.
  5. Carefully remove prepared cake(s) from muffin cups and place on a serving dish.
  6. Press top of cake gently to flatten.
  7. Carefully place one thawed THICK & EASY® Pureed Shaped Pineapple portion on top of each cake.
  8. Portion one teaspoon of strawberry jam or jelly into the center of the pineapple portion.
  9. Garnish with a drizzle of caramel syrup.

*Note: One portion contains apporximately one #16 scoop (about 1/4 cup) cake, one 2.5 oz pineapple portion and 1 tsp strawberry jam.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cake portion

Calories: 210

Total Fat: 2.5g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 160mg

Total Carbohydrates: 47g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Total Sugars: 31g

Added Sugars: 15g

Protein: 3g

Vitamin D: 0% DV

Calcium: 8% DV

Iron: 0% DV

Potassium: 4% DV