Paleo Pina Colada Upside Down Cake- A Grain free, tropical upside down cake.
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Paleo Pina Colada Upside Down Cake

Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time52 mins
Course: gluten free, grain free, paleo
Cuisine: Cakes, dessert
Servings: 6
Calories: 243kcal
Author: Stacey


  • 2 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 ½ tbsp coconut sugar
  • cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 banana mashed
  • cup pineapple juice
  • cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp coconut extract or can use vanilla extract
  • 5 pineapple rings fresh or unsweetened organic canned


  • Preheat oven to 375 F and lightly grease a 8x8 pan or 9 inch round cake pan.
  • Place 2 tbsp butter or coconut oil in the 8x8 pan or 9 inch round cake pan and put pan in the pre-heating oven for a minute or two, only to melt the butter. Remove pan from oven once butter is melted and swirl around to cover the bottom of the pan.
  • Sprinkle the 2 ½ tbsp coconut sugar and the 1 ½ tbsp shredded coconut all over the melted butter in bottom of pan.
  • Place the pineapple rings to the pan on top of the shredded coconut, and coconut sugar. Set aside.
  • In a larger mixing bowl combine: mashed banana, eggs, maple syrup, pineapple juice, and coconut extract or vanilla extract. Mix together thoroughly. Set aside.
  • In a separate large mixing bowl combine: Coconut flour, almond flour, and baking powder. Stir together dry ingredients.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix together thoroughly.
  • Spoon cake batter on top of the pineapple rings and spread around the pan evenly.
  • Bake for 40 to 50 mins or until toothpick comes out of center clean. Remove from oven and cool.
  • Use a butter knife to lightly loosen the edges of cake from the sides of the pan, then place a platter on top of the pan to cover cake, and flip pan over onto platter.
  • Serve and enjoy


* all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*


Serving: 1g | Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Sodium: 98mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 24g