Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Carol Davis

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I first made this in Junior High School Home Ec class. Used to make it lots of times for friends and family. Hadn't made one in years. It's still good.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

8 oz
can sliced pineapple
3 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
brown sugar
4
maraschino cherries, halved
1/3 c
shortening
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
all-purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drain pineapple reserving syrup. Halve pineapple slices. Melt butter in a 8x8x2-inch pan. Add brown sugar and 1 tablespoon of the reserved pineapple syrup. Add water to remaining syrup to make 1/2 cup. Arrange pineapple in bottom of pan. Place cherry half in center of each slice.
2
Cream together shortening and sugar till light. Add egg and vanilla; beat till fluffy. Sift together dry ingredients; add alternately with the 1/2 cup reserved pineapple syrup, beating after each addition. Spread over pineapple.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes. Cool 5 minutes; invert on plate. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

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