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Upside Down Cake
Cake Recipes from AlansKitchen.comMakes 10 servings

Prep Time: 15 min.
Baking Time: 40 min.


  • 1 - can (20 ounces) Pineapple Slices
  • 1/4 - cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2/3 - cup packed brown sugar
  • 10 - maraschino cherries
  • 1 - package (18.25 ounces) yellow or pineapple-flavored cake mix


Preheat oven to 350 Fļ.

  1. Drain pineapple slices and reserve 3/4 cup juice.
  2. In a 12-inch skillet with heat-proof handle, you want to stir together melted butter and brown sugar.
  3. Arrange pineapple slices in sugar mixture.
  4. Place cherry in center of each pineapple slice.

Prepare cake mix according to package directions, replacing some of the water with reserved 3/4 cup juice that is needed to prepare the batter.

  1. Pour batter evenly over pineapple.
  2. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  3. Cool 5 minutes. Loosen edges and invert onto serving platter.

Alanís Kitchen Tip:
Cake can be baked in 13x9-inch baking pan instead of skillet. Prepare and assemble cake as above except cut two pineapple slices in half and place whole slices along edges of pan and halved slices in center. Place cherries in center of slices. Bake and cool as above.


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