Skillet ~ Pineapple Inside / Upside Down Cake

Cassie *


Can you tell we love, love, love pineapple?..what's not to love...the more the merrier, such as the case with this cake...not only pineapple on top, but inside as well... and I love the beautiful presentation this type of cake gives...

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15 Min
45 Min



1 - 20 oz
can, pineapple slices, drained - save juice
small jar(s)
maraschino cherries
3/4 c
packed light brown sugar
6 - 7 Tbsp
unsalted butter


1 c
6 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
ap flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
1- 20 oz
can crushed pineapple, drained - make sure between both cans of pineapple you have about 3/4 cup juice saved


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1Preheat your oven to 350 degree F.

Spray either a 10 inch oven safe skillet or cake pan...could probably get away with a 9 inch.

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2In a small sauce pan; over medium heat, melt the butter and brown sugar - until sugar is dissolved and mixture is bubbly. ( forgot to get a pic )

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3Pour mixture into prepared pan.

Now arrange your pineapple slices. overlapping if need be to fit. Place a cherry inside each ring of pineapple. Set aside.

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4For the cake:

Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Set aside.

Now, in a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until fluffy, about 4 minutes. Mix in vanilla. Add one egg at a time, mixing well after each addition.

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5Now, mix in half of the flour mixture, just until combined. Add 3/4 cup pineapple juice and the crushed pineapple; beat to combine. Add remaining flour.

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6Spread the batter over the pineapples in the pan...I take big dollops of batter and place all around, then spread out evenly.

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7Bake for 45 minutes, or until golden and wooden pick comes out clean.

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8Wait about 5 minutes, then place your serving dish on top of the pan, flip over. Rearrange your pineapples and cherries if any be stuck to the bottom of skillet.

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9Serve warm or at room temperature..

It's sooooooo good...Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American