Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

I always use this recipe with Duncan Hines pineapple cake...turns out moist and delicious every time...I use a 13x9 baking pan and reserve juice from pineapple slices..and add enough water to juice to make 1 cup liquid..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. to prepare TOPPING:.
  3. melt butter on low heat in 12" cast iron skillet or 13x9" baking pan.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in brown sugar, spread to cover bottom of skillet or baking pan.
  5. Arrange pineapple slices, maraschino cherries and pecans in skillet or baking pan.
  6. Set aside.
  7. to prepare CAKE:.
  8. combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs water and oil in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  9. Pour batter evenly over fruit in skillet or baking dish.
  10. Bake at 350* for 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Let stand 5 minutes on cooling knife around edges and invert onto serving plate.
  12. Let cool.may serve warm or cool.
  13. If baking in 13x9 pan, bake for 45-50 minutes.


Most Helpful

Can't believe it took me so long to rate this awesome cake - I've made it twice now for birthdays at work - and everyone says it's the BEST Pineapple Upside Down Cake they've ever eaten. Extremely moist and it rises high and is light - great flavor with the pineapple juice - this one's a keeper!!

BakerNurse January 28, 2008

This is the best pineapple upside down cake I have ever had! My family loved it! I will definitely make this one again & again!

Angie Kay February 04, 2006

My son used this recipe for one of our Thanksgiving desserts. Very moist, and delicious!

DIryshe November 25, 2005

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