Pineapple (not upside down)Cake with a twist

Pineapple (not Upside Down)cake With A Twist Recipe

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Peggy Boss

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@Davidsmom

I was bored,I had been stuck in the house after surgery,so I decided to bake a cake.I had a box of pineapple cake mix(pillsbury)and set about to bake it,when on the side of the box I noticed a"jazz it up" type addition to the regular box cake.I decided to try it.I discovered however,I didn't have the pineapple rings it called for so I adapted it a tad.When it came out of the oven,my mom,who was staying with me at the time suggested the icing idea,so there you have my story lol I hope you enjoy it.It is a very rich cake.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
depends on piece size
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    pillsbury pineapple moist cake mix
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine(i prefer butter) this is 1 stick
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1
    20 oz can pineapple rings *i used an 8oz can of crushed,drained pineapple instead*
  • ·
    marichino cherries*i cut mine in half and placed in rows *
  • 1 c
    water* i put a tablespoon pineapple juice in the mix too*
  • 1/3 c
    veg. oil
  • 3
    eggs

How to Make Pineapple (not upside down)Cake with a twist

Step-by-Step

  1. There are a few adaptions/changes I made,which,you can do or go with the original way.Kinda depends on your pantry and your likes and dislikes. Heat oven to 350*
  2. In a small saucepan,melt butter over low heat.Add brown sugar,and stir,until sugar disolves. Spread evenly in 2 9 inch round pans (I used a 9x13 rectangular cake pan)
  3. Arrange pineapple slices(here I used an 8oz can of crushed pineapple drained,and sprinkled over the brown sugar mixture)
  4. Place a cherry in the "hole" of the pineapple slice(I cut my cherries in half and made rows of 3 across the 9x13 cake pan)
  5. In a large mixing bowl,combine cake mix,water,oil and eggs at low speed,until just moistened.Then,beat 2 mins.at medium speed.Pour cake batter over friut.Bake at 350* for **30-40 mins if using 2 9 inch round cake pans or 40-55 mins for the 9x13 inch cake pan** Check for doneness with a toothpick,to be sure.
  6. With the 2 9 inch pans let cool in pans for 10 mins. then turn 1 pan onto cake plate**place cake side down so pineapple is on top (which will be the middle when other 9 inch cake is turned out)then, take 2nd cake and place on top of cake on plate**making sure the pineapple is on top
  7. ICING:
    Here is a variation of icings you can try or leave it plain because it is very rich
    ICING 1:
    Mix 2 cups powdered sugar with Pineapple juice until it is a thin consistency then drizzle over warm cake
    ICING 2:
    Drain an 8oz can of crushed pineapple,and place in a medium size bowl. Take a can of white canned frosting and mix in with the pineapple. frost warm cake
    ICING 3:
    use 1 stick butter,softened,1 8oz pkg cream cheese,softened,and 3/4cup granulated sugar. place in bowl and use mixer.mix until creamy frost warm cake.** I have only used the icing in a can/pineapple until today.I used the cream cheese one today,and I'll let ya know how it tastes.
    ****I KNOW THESE DIRECTIONS ARE LONG BUT ITS BECAUSE I LISTED BOTH WAYS TO MAKE IT..IT'S NOT HARD AT ALL!!

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About Pineapple (not upside down)Cake with a twist

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




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