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Recipe: Hanging-by-Your-Boots Upside-Down Cake

Take on the tropical with this fruity Upside-Down Cake.

by: Christine and Tim Conners


Total Servings: 4
As Packaged for the Trail: 4 servings
Weight per Serving: About 3 ounces

Required Equipment on the Trail:
Bowl or drinking cup
Cook pot with lid

Ingredients:
4 slices dried pineapple, chopped
1 cup Bisquick Heart Smart Pancake and Baking Mix
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/3 cups water, added on the trail

Preparation at Home:
1. Pack pineapple pieces in a snack-size ziplock bag.
2. Combine Bisquick mix and granulated sugar in a pint-size ziplock bag.
3. Pack brown sugar separately for the trail.

Preparation on the Trail:
1. Add 1/3 cup water to the Bisquick mixture in the bag.
2. Reseal bag and knead dough until uniformly moist. Set aside.
3. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a cook pot; pour into a drinking cup or bowl.
4. Add dried pineapple to hot water and set aside for at least 20 minutes to rehydrate.
5. Pour rehydrated pineapple, with water, into cook pot and place over low heat, simmering for 10 minutes.
6. Sprinkle brown sugar over pineapple in the pot, but do not stir.
7. Snip corner from bottom of dough bag and squeeze over the brown sugar and pineapple. Dough will be gooey and will naturally spread over pineapple.
8. Cover pot and steam on low heat for about 10 minutes, being careful not to burn the cake. Serve once an inserted knife comes out clean.

Option:
Try substituting other types of dried fruit for the pineapple.

Walt and Jane Daniels, Mohegan Lake, New York, Lipsmackin’ Backpackin’

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