Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

1
Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

I went on Pinterest found this recipe. They are moist and delicious. Everyone loved the fact that they could eat a small portion, and not have to cut a whole cake.



recipe from cooking with K (Kay Little), pinched onto Holiday Recipes-Christmas

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
18-24 cupcakes
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1
box pillsbury moist supreme classic yellow cake mix
1
3.4 ounce vanilla instant pudding
3
eggs
1/3 c
vegetable oil
2/3 c
pineapple juice
1/3 c
milk
1
8 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained (save juice)
1
8 ounce can pineapple slices, drained (save juice)

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1
stick butter, melted
1 c
brown sugar
maraschino cherries

How to Make Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray muffin tins well with cooking spray. Melt butter and sugar together on top of the stove.
  • 2Add 1 tblsp. sugar mixture to each muffin cup. Next, put in 1 tblsp. crushed, drained pineapple, or pineapple slice in bottom of each cup.
  • 3In a large bowl, mix cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, juice, including juice from cans, and milk with mixer. Fill cups 1/2 to 3/4 full with batter.
  • 4Bake in 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Remove, and let cool for 10 minutes. Run a knife around the edges to loosen cupcakes from cups before removing from pan. Turn cupcakes upside down on a platter, and add cherries.
  • 5NOTE: If you use 1 regular 12 cup muffin tin, and 1 large 6 cup muffin tin, you will get 18 cupcakes. If you use 2 regular sized muffin tins, you will get 24 cupcakes. The pineapple slices fit better in the large muffin tin, and the crushed pineapple works for the regular sized muffin tin. The choice is up to you. You can use all slices, or all crushed pineapples.

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About Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

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




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