Pineapple (canned or fresh) – 5 slices
Refined sugar – 125gms + 2tbsp
Cane sugar – 1 cup
Eggs -3 nos
Flour – 125gms
Baking powder: 2 TSP
Orange juice – 150ml
1. In an aluminium round cake tin add 2 tbsp of refined sugar and a splash of water. Let the sugar caramelise and take it off the heat.
2. In a bowl add the cane sugar and coat the pineapple slices.
Once the slices have been coated with cane sugar arrange them in a circle overlapping each other as shown below.
3. In a bowl add the refined sugar,eggs and few drops of vanilla essence. Whisk using a hand mixer for 3-4 minutes until thick and creamy.
Add all the flour at once and fold it in gently with a spatula.
Pour the mixture over the pineapple slices.
Bake at 160°c for 30-35 mins
For the syrup
In a pan add the remaining cane sugar , 2 tbsp refined sugar and 1tbsp of butter.
Once the mixture caramalises add the orange juice . Once the suyrup thickness take it off the heat. Use this syrup to glaze the cake.