Pineapple Upside Down Cake (Gluten Free)

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by mattdegasperi

A delicious gluten-free pineapple upside down cake!

Top Review by SIAS a.

Best from scratch GF cake(s) I've ever made, and I've been baking GF & DF for 16 years! We used cast iron griddles, Bob's Red Mill GF flour blend, Mexican vanilla, unsweetened almond milk, and Trader Joe's unsweetened mayo. Added a tsp of princess flavoring for cakes. Absolutely fantastic. Thanks for the recipe, Matt!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter and divide between two 8" cake pans.
  2. Sprinkle the brown sugar evenly to cover the butter (divided as well).
  3. Next, arrange pineapple rings around the bottom of the pans, one layer deep (I had 5 rings per pan). Place a maraschino cherry into the center of each pinapple ring (and a few in the middle if you would like).
  4. Prepare the cake mix as directed above. Pour the batter over the pineapple layer (dividing the batter between the two pans).
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees F (or as directed cake mix directions). Cool for 5 minutes, then carefully turn out onto a plate. Do not let the cake coo too much, or it will be stuck to the pan.

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