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pineapple upside down cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Judy Carter
Santa Rosa, CA

I got this recipe when I was a freshman in HS in Warner Robins, GA. In those days, most girls took home ec. This is one of my favorite recipes from that class.

(1 rating)
yield 6 - 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For pineapple upside down cake

  • 3
  • 1 c
  • 1 stick
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • brown sugar, enough to cover bottom of skillet
  • butter, thin slices scattered over brown sugar
  • pineapple, slices, drained (reserve juice)
  • maraschino cherries, enough for 1 per pineapple slice

How To Make pineapple upside down cake

  • 1
    Put brown sugar in bottom of iron skillet, place thin slices of butter over sugar, moisten with pineapple juice.
  • 2
    Place pineapple slices in pan, place maraschino cherry in hole of each pineapple ring.
  • 3
    Make batter as for any cake. Pour over pineapple/cherry/brown sugar.
  • 4
    Bake for 1 hr at 250 degrees.

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