Pineapple Upside Down Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by brkfst cook

This recipe has been in my family for many years and is always a favorite. It is more time consumming than other recipes, but it is worth it. if your looking for a cake that is not overly sweet... this is the cake to try!

Top Review by godbreathed01

HI brkfst cook Great cake. I did substitute WheyLow sugar substitute (developed for diabetics) and Smart balance for butter. Otherwise exactly the same Delicious. Thank you JUdy inWA

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. with an electric mixer beat eggs on high until light and fluffy -- GRADUALLY add sugar (very important do not dump sugar in, cake will be tough if you do) continue to beat on high for 3 minutes.
  2. sift together flour, baking powder, and salt and add to egg/sugar mixture beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  3. then add vanilla and pineapple juice and beat again 2 minutes.
  4. in a cast iron skillet melt butter (if you do not have a skillet you can use a 9X13 pan) add heaping cup of brown sugar and press into bottom of pan.
  5. place pineapple with cherry in center of each on top of brown sugar.
  6. add the cake batter, being careful not to disrupt the pineapples.
  7. bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. invert pan immediately onto a plate and cool.

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