Vicki's Pineapple Upside-Down Dream Cake

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Dienia B.

Vicki makes this for farmers market. Boy is it tall made with a cake mix. I couldn't put 1 envelope of Dream Whip but that's what it is guys. You may use a white or yellow cake mix.

Top Review by Kittencalrecipezazz

This cake is easy to make, light as a cloud and oh sooooo good, everyone, make it for Christmas! Thanks for posting Dienia!...Kitten:)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple slices in juice
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pineapple slices in juice
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 13 cup melted butter
  • 12 cup chopped nuts
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 6 maraschino cherries, halved
  • 18 ounces yellow cake mix or 18 ounces white cake mix
  • 12 cup Dream Whip, 1 envelope


  1. Drain pineapple reserving 2 tablespoons juice.
  2. Combine brown sugar and butter in a 13 x 9- inch pan.
  3. Arrange pineapple slices in pan--place a cherry halve in each slice.
  4. Cut side up in center of each slice.
  5. Sprinkle with reserved juice and nuts.
  6. Combine cake mix Dream Whip envelope eggs and water in large mixer bowl for 4 minutes.
  7. Carefully spoon over pineapple.
  8. Bake at 350° for 50 to 55 minutes or until top springs back when pressed.
  9. Let stand for 10 minutes, then invert and let stand 1 minute then remove from pan.

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