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pineapple upside down pumpkin cheesecake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cheri Payton
Girard, OH

My hubby kept hinting to me he wanted some pumpkin something. And I kept putting it off. Then one night while watching TV he looked at me and said MAKE ME SOMETHING PUMPKIN WOMAN. So I went into the kitchen and created this cake...Everyone who has eaten it loves it..

(1 rating)
yield 10 -12
prep time 50 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For pineapple upside down pumpkin cheesecake

  • 2 can
    pinapple rings in natural juice, reserve the liquid for the liquid in the cake mix..
  • 1 box
    white cake mix
  • 1 c
    pumpkin puree
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz) room temp cream cheese
  • 1 jar
    marachino cherries
  • 1/2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed

How To Make pineapple upside down pumpkin cheesecake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees..
  • 2
    Lightly spray a 13x9 pan with cooking spray so cake will turn out easily. Take pineapple rings and lay them into a 13x9 pan til the bottom is covered with rings. then place a cherry into the whole on each ring. Then make your brown sugar and butter glaze in skillet, When done pour over pineapples and set pan aside..
  • 3
    Now to prepare the cake part. Take one white cake mix and place in mixer bowl..Add ingredients on box and 1 8oz package of softened cream cheese and 1 cup of pumpkin puree..Add spices. And mix,Scrap sides to make sure all ingredients are well incorporated..When everthing is well incorporated. pour batter over pineapples in pan and smooth out.
  • 4
    Place pan into preheated oven and bake for approximately 35 - 45 minutes. or til toothpick comes out clean when inserted into center.
  • 5
    Remove from oven and place on cooking rack until completely cooled.. Then turn out onto serving dish.. and enjoy
  • 6
    Just a little note, As my hubby and I are both diabetic, I replace the sugar with splenda..and use splenda brown sugar blend for the brown sugar if you want to make the cake with few calories...

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