Easter Recipe: Pineapple Upside-down Cupcakes

With Easter arriving, we thought of celebrating it with some delicious recipes and just a little kitchen time to make the celebrations more special.

Here is a recipe by Executive Chef Ankit Mangla, working at Plaza Premium Lounge, India. Chef Ankit holds the prestigious title of ‘Master Chef International Cuisine’ by The Indian Culinary Forum.

Chef Ankit Mangla


Pineapple Upside-down Cupcakes

Cupcakes can be the happy ending to any festival or celebration and when it comes to a bigger celebration like Easter, cupcakes come to the rescue!


Pineapple slices, drained           1 tin (chopped)

Refined Flour                               250 gm

Sugar                                              250 gm

Butter                                            250 gm

Baking Powder                            5 gm

Salt                                                a pinch

Eggs                                              5

Vanilla Essence                          2 drops


  1. Heat the oven to 180-degree Celsius and grease the muffin moulds.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the cream sugar and butter at a slow speed with an electric mixer.
  3. Add the eggs and mix it for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add refined flour, baking powder, salt and vanilla essence to the mixture.
  5. Put in the pineapples at the bottom of the moulds and top them with the batter
  6. Bake the mixture for 20 minutes or until the toothpick inserts in the centre comes out clean
  7. Serve warm.
Pineapple upside down cupcakes

Oh how yum, they look! We definitely cannot wait any longer. Off we go to our kitchens to make some of these. Let’s relish the taste of pineapples combined with eggs and make this Easter yummier and tastier!

The Lifestyle Portal wishes all it’s readers a very Happy Easter!

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Tanya is a graduate in Sociology from Sophia College, Mumbai, a post-graduate in Communications and Media from SNDT Women’s University in Mumbai and holds a Master's Degree in Journalis & Mass Communications from Chandigarh University. A former writing mentor and a seasoned lifestyle writer, Tanya writes columns on The Lifestyle Portal of life and living.

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