iron skillet pineapple upside down cake

★★★★★ 41 Reviews
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By theresa dibert
from oddville, KY

This is a great cake. It can also be made in a 9x13 pan. If you can, use a 12 inch iron skillet.

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A wonderful example of a classic dessert! This will be a hit any place you serve it: potluck bake sale, brunch... or breakfast!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 41 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For iron skillet pineapple upside down cake

  • 1 1/3 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 (20)oz. can
    pineapple slices
  • maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 c
    buttermilk

How To Make iron skillet pineapple upside down cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Melt 2/3 cup of butter. Stir in brown sugar.
  • 2
    Spread in bottom of 12-inch iron skillet or a 13 X 9 X 2 pan. DO NOT GREASE.
  • 3
    Arrange pineapple slices over sugar mixture. Place a cherry in the center of each.
  • 4
    Sprinkle with pecans and set aside.
  • 5
    In large bowl cream sugar and remaining butter. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • 6
    Combine all dry ingredients. Add alternately with the buttermilk, mixing well after each addition.
  • 7
    Pour carefully over sugar mixture.
  • 8
    Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick test says it's done. Immediately invert onto serving platter.
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