Old Fashioned Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Sheila McKay


This recipe has been in my family for years. It is super easy and delicious. Great cake for summer but we eat it year round. It can be made in any kind of pan but it is best when made in an iron skillet. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 2 votes

8 to 10
10 Min
35 Min


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  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 small
    can of sliced pineapple
  • 10
    maraschino cherries
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    sifted all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 5 Tbsp
    pineapple juice

How to Make Old Fashioned Pineapple Upside Down Cake


  1. Assemble all ingredients and utensils. In a heavy cast iron skillet melt butter and add brown sugar and blend well. Arrange pineapple slices and cherries in the skillet on top of brown sugar and butter. In a large bowl mix remaining ingredients and pour over pineapple mixture in skillet. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool in skillet then turn upside down onto serving plate. Serve plain or with whipped cream or ice cream. Yummy!

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About Old Fashioned Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #pineapple, #sugar, #Brown

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