Easy Upside-Down Cake

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8 - 10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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)

How to Make Easy Upside-Down Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 375 F
  • 2Melt the butter and pour in into a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • 3Sprinkle the brown sugar over the melted butter.
  • 4Place the pineapple slices over the brown sugar and place a maraschino cherry in the center of each slice.
  • 5Mix 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.
  • 6Pour the cake batter over the pineapple slices and bake according to box directions.
  • 7When 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.
  • 8OPTION: Replace the pineapple slices and cherries with canned, sliced peaches (drained, making Peach Upside Down Cake.

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About Easy Upside-Down Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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