Cranberry Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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This is a tangy and refreshing twist on Pineapple Upside Down Cake.

The added color from the tart cranberries makes it a nice addition for the holidays (or anytime!).



★★★★★ 3 votes

10 Min
40 Min


  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    dark brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1/2 c
    pecan or walnut halves
  • 1 c
    cranberries (fresh)
  • 1 c
    pineapple (chunks, in juice and drained)
  • 1 pkg
    yellow or pineapple cake mix
  • ·
    pineapple juice or water (see recipe)

How to Make Cranberry Pineapple Upside Down Cake


  1. Melt butter in 9x13 inch baking dish in 350 degree oven. Sprinkle with sugar, nuts, cranberries and pineapple.
  2. Add water to reserved juice from pineapple, to equal amount of liquid specified on cake mix package. (I have used pineapple juice instead of water to make up the difference). Follow cake instructions on cake package.
  3. Spread over fruit and bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until cake tests done.
  4. Cool for 5 minutes and invert onto large serving plate.

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About Cranberry Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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