easier Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, but this recipe from Flour proves that a little more trouble can really make it worth your while. A homemade caramel takes some time but isn't hard to do, and fresh pineapple soaks up the caramel. The cake is rich and moist but crisp at the edges.
Old-Fashioned Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
From Joanne Chang's Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston's Flour Bakery + Cafe
Makes one 9-inch cake (Serves 10)