Sneaky Sugar-Free Summer Desserts

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Try this sweet and delicious dessert. Each bite is filled with sweet pineapple and tasty cake. This low-sugar dish will be a great addition to your next dinner party!


  • Topping:
  • ½ medium size pineapple, quartered and cored
  • ¾ stick butter
  • ¾ C. Splenda brown sugar/span>
  • Cake:/span>
  • 1 ½ C. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¾ stick butter, softened
  • 1 C. Splenda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tbsp. dark rum
  • ½ C. pineapple juice


Cut the pineapple into thick round slices. Melt butter over medium heat in a medium skillet. Add in brown sugar and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and place pineapple slices in the skillet.

To create the batter, mix flour, baking powder and salt together. Beat butter and Splenda in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. One at a time, add eggs into bowl. Beat in vanilla and rum. Pour in half of the dry ingredients into the bowl and mix on low speed. Mix in pineapple juice and remaining dry ingredients. Beat until well combined.

Pour batter over pineapple topping. Bake in oven for 45 minutes. Place plate over the skillet and invert cake onto the plate. Serve.

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