Easy Upside-Down Cake

Jeanne Benavidez


Since I am not a great baker, I take all of the help I can get when I do decide to bake. This is really an easy and delicious recipe.

★★★★★ 1 vote
8 - 10
10 Min
40 Min


1/2 c
butter, melted
2/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 can(s)
pineapple slices or crushed
maraschino cherries, no stems
yellow cake mix (with ingredients required on box)


1Preheat oven to 375 F
2Melt the butter and pour in into a 9 x 13 baking dish.
3Sprinkle the brown sugar over the melted butter.
4Place the pineapple slices over the brown sugar and place a maraschino cherry in the center of each slice.
5Mix the cake mix according to the directions except use the pineapple juice and water to reach to amount of water called for in the directions.
6Pour the cake batter over the pineapple slices and bake according to box directions.
7When the cake is done, remove from oven and let sit for @ 5 minutes. Place a serving tray or cookie sheet upside down over the cake; Turn the cake upside down so it will come out of the cake pan onto the tray. Let sit for a few minutes then remove the cake pan.
8OPTION: Replace the pineapple slices and cherries with canned, sliced peaches (drained, making Peach Upside Down Cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy