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

  • 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

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F
  2. Melt the butter and pour in into a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle the brown sugar over the melted butter.
  4. Place the pineapple slices over the brown sugar and place a maraschino cherry in the center of each slice.
  5. Mix 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.
  6. Pour the cake batter over the pineapple slices and bake according to box directions.
  7. When 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.
  8. OPTION: 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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