Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

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Carol Davis

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@FadingParadise

I first made this in Junior High School Home Ec class. Used to make it lots of times for friends and family. Hadn't made one in years. It's still good.

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Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 8 oz
    can sliced pineapple
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 4
    maraschino cherries, halved
  • 1/3 c
    shortening
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt

How to Make Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drain pineapple reserving syrup. Halve pineapple slices. Melt butter in a 8x8x2-inch pan. Add brown sugar and 1 tablespoon of the reserved pineapple syrup. Add water to remaining syrup to make 1/2 cup. Arrange pineapple in bottom of pan. Place cherry half in center of each slice.
  2. Cream together shortening and sugar till light. Add egg and vanilla; beat till fluffy. Sift together dry ingredients; add alternately with the 1/2 cup reserved pineapple syrup, beating after each addition. Spread over pineapple.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes. Cool 5 minutes; invert on plate. Serve warm.

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About Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




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