Pineapple Skillet Sponge Cake

Recipe by 1TexasLizard
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Topping: In a heavy 8" ovenproof skillet (cast iron) melt butter and add brown sugar.
  • Arrange pineapple slices over mixture; place nut meats between slices and place a cherry in the center of each slice.
  • Pour following batter over.
  • Batter: Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored, add 1/2 cup of sugar, and continue beating.
  • Add water, then fold in remaining cup of sugar sifted with flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • Beat well and fold in egg whites.
  • Pour over pineapple in skillet and bake in a moderate oven (325 degrees) 45 minutes.
  • Cool, run knife around edge to loosen, and turn out on a large platter, pineapple side up.
  • If desired, serve with whipped cream.
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