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 & 7.


1 Serving 8 Servings 16 Servings
PAN SIZE Muffin Cups Muffin Cups Muffin Cups
THICK & EASY® Texture Modified Bread & Dessert Mix
Item: 118519
2 Tbsp 1/2 bag (about 1 cup) 1 bag
Sugar 1/2 tsp 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp
Vanilla extract 1/8 tsp 1 tsp 2 tsp
Vegetable oil 1/2 Tbsp 4 Tbsp 8 Tbsp
Pineapple juice, hot 1/4 cup 2 cups 1 quart
THICK & EASY® Pureed Shaped Pineapple, thawed
Item: 28170
1 portion 8 portions 16 portions
Seedless strawberry jam or jelly 1 tsp 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp 1/3 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. Combine sugar and THICK & EASY® Pureed Bread & Dessert Mix; stir well.
  3. Add oil to bread mix and stir until mixture resembles wet sand.
  4. Add vanilla extract to hot pineapple juice add to bread mixture. Stir briskly until mixture starts to thicken.
  5. Portion into muffin cups using a #20 scoop and spread evenly.
  6. Cover and allow to rest at room temperature or in refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  7. Carefully remove prepared cakes from muffin cups and place on a serving dish.
  8. Press top of cake gently to flatten.
  9. Carefully place one thawed THICK & EASY® Pureed Shaped Pineapple portion on top of each cake.
  10. Portion one teaspoon of strawberry jam or jelly into the center of the pineapple portion.
  11. Garnish with a drizzle of caramel syrup.

*Note: One portion contains approximately 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: 260

Total Fat: 9g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 100mg

Total Carbohydrates: 47g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Total Sugars: 34g

Added Sugars: 17g

Protein: 2g

Vitamin D: 0% DV

Calcium: 4% DV

Iron: 0% DV

Potassium: 0% DV