Easy Upside-Down Cake

Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

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.


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Serves:

8 - 10

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, melted
2/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 can(s)
pineapple slices or crushed
10
maraschino cherries, no stems
1
yellow cake mix (with ingredients required on box)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 F
2
Melt the butter and pour in into a 9 x 13 baking dish.
3
Sprinkle the brown sugar over the melted butter.
4
Place the pineapple slices over the brown sugar and place a maraschino cherry in the center of each slice.
5
Mix 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.
6
Pour the cake batter over the pineapple slices and bake according to box directions.
7
When 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.
8
OPTION: 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