Pineapple Upside Down Bundt Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

I love bundt cakes because they are so easy to serve. I found this recipe on a camping website and adapted it for use in the home kitchen instead of on the camp fire! It comes out great and it will be the easiest pineapple upside down cake you'll ever serve!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Topping

  • 566.99 g can crushed pineapple, drained (reserve juice)
  • 118.29 ml brown sugar
  • 29.58 ml butter
  • maraschino cherry, halves
  • Cake

  • 510.29 g box pineapple cake mix (I used Betty Crocker Pineapple Cake Mix) or 510.29 g box yellow cake mix (I used Betty Crocker Pineapple Cake Mix)
  • 3 eggs
  • 295.73 ml water (use part reserved pineapple juice)
  • 78.07 ml oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt butter in bundt pan in oven.
  3. Spray cooking spray on the parts of the pan that aren't covered by the melted butter.
  4. Sprinkle brown sugar over melted butter.
  5. Place maraschino cherries on top of sugar.
  6. Spread crushed pineapple over all.
  7. Mix cake ingredients according to the package directions regarding time and mixer speeds.
  8. Pour cake mix over topping ingredients in pan.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes, until golden brown.
  10. Test for doneness, knife or toothpick inserted should come out clean.
  11. Immediately invert onto serving platter and remove pan carefully so none of the topping stays in the pan.
  12. Cool completely before serving.


Most Helpful

I made this cake with a can of sliced peaches and maraschino cherries.
I followed the same recipe but first line with peaches and a cherry in between.

Gave away as a present!

ocean princess March 06, 2011

I made this bundt cake for my wife on her birthday. TODAY! It was easy and I recommend it. I love you Sandra. Happy birthday my love.

deezkitchen March 20, 2013

A very pretty cake! I used pineapple cake mix, used all juice instead of part water. We enjoyed it; I will make it again. Thanks for posting.....Janet

Jezski August 25, 2008

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