How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • Spray 9x9x2 metal baking pan with nonstick spray.
  • Combine sugar, butter, pineapple juice concentrate,
  • and molasses in heavy small saucepan.
  • Bring to boil over medium heat,whisking until sugar dissolves and syrup is smooth.
  • Boil 1 minute.
  • Pour evenly into prepared pan.
  • Cut off one 1/2-inch thick round from pineapple.
  • Cut out core.
  • Place round in syrup in pan.
  • Stand pineapple on end.
  • Cut lengthwise into 1/3-inch thick pieces.
  • Using 3 round cutters of different sizes.
  • Cut out rounds from pineapple slices, avoiding core.
  • Arrange rounds close together in single layer in free-form design in syrup.
  • Whisk together 6 ingredients in medium bowl.
  • Beat butter in largebowl until fluffy.
  • Add sugar and beat to blend.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Beat in molasses, then pumpkin.
  • Beat in dry ingredients just until blended, occasionally scraping down sides of bowl.
  • Beat in 1/2 cup boiling water.
  • Pour batter evenly into pan.
  • Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 50
  • minutes.
  • Cool cake in pan 45 minutes.
  • Place platter over pan and invert.
  • Let stand 5 minutes.
  • Gently lift off pan.
  • Serve cake warm or at room temperature with whipped cream.

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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    You had me at pineapple Yum ! Gingerbread with pumpkin besides now your talking.
    Five forks and a smile:)
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    " It was excellent "
    fizzle3nat ate it and said...
    This sounds delicious! A definite must-try! Thanks for sharing. - Natalie
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    " It was excellent "
    frodo ate it and said...
    yummy midgetlet i gain weight just by reading your recipes
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    " It was excellent "
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    what a wonderful gingerbread thanks another high5
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