Vegan Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
1-1/2 teaspoons margarine
1 tablespoon sugar
6 pineapple slices
1/4 cup margarine
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown rice flour
3/4 cup rye flour
Pinch of salt
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 cup apple juice
1/2 cup crushed pineapple or applesauce for garnish
Heat oven to 375°. Grease an 8-inch round baking pan. Melt margarine in bottom of pan. Sprinkle with sugar. Place pineapple slices in pan. Set aside.
In large bowl, beat together margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flours, salt, and baking powder. Stir in flour mixture and apple juice alternately, until mixture is well combined. Pour over pineapple slices.
Bake cake about 20 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Run spatula around edge of pan to loosen cake and invert onto serving platter.
Serve warm or cool. Garnish with crushed pineapple or applesauce.