Pineapple Upsidedown Donut Cake

Here’s a quick and easy dessert (breakfast?) recipe to make on a campfire or a backyard grill.  It is made in individual servings and cleanup is a breeze.  This is a really delicious recipe.  I was surprised how good it really was.

Pineapple Upsidedown Donut Cake

Ingredients (per serving — you can do the math):
1 cake donut
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp brown sugar or cinnamon/sugar blend
1 slice canned pineapple
2 tbsp pineapple juice
2 pieces of foil large enough to wrap donut

Place donut on aluminum foil

Place donut on aluminum foil

Spread butter on top of donut

Spread butter on top of donut

Sprinkle brown sugar or cinnamon/sugar on top of donut

Sprinkle brown sugar or cinnamon/sugar on top of donut

Place pineapple slice on top of donut and pour 2 tbsp of pineapple juice on top

Place pineapple slice on top of donut and pour 2 tbsp of pineapple juice on top

Wrap foil tightly around donut then wrap the second piece of foil around foil packet

Wrap foil tightly around donut then wrap the second piece of foil around foil packet

Place foil packet on a bed of coals.  Cook for 6-12 minutes, flipping frequently.  Cake is done when pineapple is warm and soft and sugar has liquefied.

Place foil packet on a bed of coals. Cook for 6-12 minutes, flipping frequently. Cake is done when pineapple is warm and soft and sugar has liquefied.

Place cake in a bowl or eat straight out of the foil

Place cake in a bowl or eat straight out of the foil

Add a scoop of ice cream and enjoy!

Add a scoop of ice cream and enjoy!

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