Pineapple Upside Down Gouda Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

A delicious recipe adapted from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line the bottom of a round 8x2 inch cake pan with parchment or wax paper.
  2. Combine melted butter, brown sugar and 1/4 cup of the pineapple juice. Pour into the prepared cake pan. Arrange pineapple slices over mixture. Set aside.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture and beat on low speed until well-combined. Stir in remaining pineapple juice and cheese.
  4. Pour batter over pineapple slices in cake pan.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Carefully invert onto serving platter. Remove pan and paper.
  6. Serve warm with whipped cream, if desired.


Most Helpful

Absolutely love it !!! I had not heard about Gouda cheese until I came across this recipe and it was totally worth the search. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

diana_503 April 02, 2008

GREAT! I made mine in a cast iron skillet so used more pineapple slices. I didn't need to line the skillet. I think the gouda contributes a nice creamy buttery flavor. Made for the Holiday tag game.

Engrossed February 01, 2008

Pineapple upside down cake was my mom's favorite dessert & I loved it too, but it never tasted as good as this cake does! Maybe it is a better recipe or maybe it is the use of Gouda cheese ~ I really do not know. BUT I do know this cake was a huge hit as the finale of our dinner party Sat nite, served w/whipped cream from the can. This is a real keeper for me, so thx for sharing the recipe w/us. :-)

twissis January 07, 2008

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