Easy Does It Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

Quick and easy to make. Appetizing & delicious!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

1 box
betty crocker super moist french vanilla cake mix or white, yellow or pineapple cake mix
2/3 c
drained pineapple juice & water-combined to make 2/3 cups liquid
1/2 c
vegetable oil
3
eggs

PINEAPPLE TOPPING

1/2 stick
butter
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
8
maraschino cherries, halved & drained
1 1/2 c
crushed pineapple, reserving juice for cake mix

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350F. Spray 10 inch iron skillet with non stick cooking spray. Wipe away excess with a paper towel.

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2Combine cake mix with pineapple-water mixture, oil and eggs. Beat on low until just mixed then beat on medium speed for 1 1/2 minutes.

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3Melt butter in skillet-DO NOT BROWN. Use low heat. Sprinkle brown sugar to cover bottom, top with drained pineapple. (May use crushed and/or sliced pineapple rings) Do not stir. Slice cherries in half and place cut side up on top of pineapple.

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4Pour cake batter on top of cherries. Do not overfill. Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes or until done.

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5Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Invert onto cake plate.

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