Oldie but a goodie Pineapple upside down cake

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Michele Osborne

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@Michelecooksalot

This was the first cake I learned how to make. My mother in law drains a can of crushed pineapple and adds it to the cake batter. Yummy

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix that uses water instead of oil
  • 1 can(s)
    pineapple slices reserve juice
  • 1 jar(s)
    marachino cherries
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed (enough to cover the bottom of the pan)
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 stick
    margarine

How to Make Oldie but a goodie Pineapple upside down cake

Step-by-Step

  1. In a 13x9x2 pan melt the margarine
  2. When margarine is melted sprinkle brown sugar over margarine. This should cover the bottom of the pan
  3. Arrange pineapples on top of the brown sugar.
  4. Place 1 cherry in center of the pineapple rings.
  5. Sprinkle walnuts over top
  6. Prepare cake batter as directed on box using reserved juice in place of water
  7. Pour batter over top of the fruit.
  8. Tap bottom of cake to remove air bubbles. Bake 350 degrees for about 40 minutes. Check top of cake. When knife inserted comes out clean it is done.
  9. Immediately top with serving plate or cookie sheet lined with foil. CAREFULLY flip the cake.
  10. Raise pan off cake. Please be careful the steam can get ya. Rearrange any fruit that had shifted. Allow to cool. This will scald you and that is not fun.

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About Oldie but a goodie Pineapple upside down cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American



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