Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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Marianne Gleason

By
@Mern

This uses a box cake mix and is so easy, you don't have to wait for a special occasion to make it. I also use crushed pineapple on top of the pineapple rings for extra deliciousness.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1-1 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • ·
    pineapple juice, reserved from can
  • 1 can(s)
    pineapple rings
  • 1 can(s)
    crushed pineapple
  • 1 jar(s)
    maraschino cherries

How to Make Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. I prepare this in my cast iron dutch oven.

    Melt the butter in the pan. Cover bottom of pan with brown sugar, enough to be about a half inch deep. Amount may vary depending on the size pan you use.

    Drain both cans of pineapple and reserve the juice. Lay pineapple rings on top of brown sugar and butter mixture. Place a cherry inside each pineapple ring. Now use the crushed pineapple to fill in all the spaces. This should cover most of the pineapple rings.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to the package directions, except replace the water with pineapple juice. Pour batter into pan over pineapple.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until cake is set. Time also varies with size of pan.
  4. When cake is finished, remove from oven. Let set for about 5 minutes and then invert pan onto a serving dish.

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About Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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



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