Pineapple Upside Down Pumpkin Cheesecake

Cheri Payton

By
@Mimi13

My hubby kept hinting to me he wanted some pumpkin something. And I kept putting it off. Then one night while watching TV he looked at me and said MAKE ME SOMETHING PUMPKIN WOMAN. So I went into the kitchen and created this cake...Everyone who has eaten it loves it..


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

50 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 can(s)
pinapple rings in natural juice, reserve the liquid for the liquid in the cake mix..
1 box
white cake mix
1 c
pumpkin puree
1 pkg
(8 oz) room temp cream cheese
1 jar(s)
marachino cherries
1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spices
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 stick
unsalted butter
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees..
2
Lightly spray a 13x9 pan with cooking spray so cake will turn out easily. Take pineapple rings and lay them into a 13x9 pan til the bottom is covered with rings. then place a cherry into the whole on each ring. Then make your brown sugar and butter glaze in skillet, When done pour over pineapples and set pan aside..
3
Now to prepare the cake part. Take one white cake mix and place in mixer bowl..Add ingredients on box and 1 8oz package of softened cream cheese and 1 cup of pumpkin puree..Add spices. And mix,Scrap sides to make sure all ingredients are well incorporated..When everthing is well incorporated. pour batter over pineapples in pan and smooth out.
4
Place pan into preheated oven and bake for approximately 35 - 45 minutes. or til toothpick comes out clean when inserted into center.
5
Remove from oven and place on cooking rack until completely cooled.. Then turn out onto serving dish.. and enjoy
6
Just a little note, As my hubby and I are both diabetic, I replace the sugar with splenda..and use splenda brown sugar blend for the brown sugar if you want to make the cake with few calories...

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts