Cherry Upside Down Cake

Recipe by Luby Luby Luby
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) box white cake mix
  • 3
    eggs (or as called for by the cake mix directions)
  • 12
    cup oil (or as called for by the cake mix directions) or 1/2 cup butter (or as called for by the cake mix directions)
  • 1 13
    cups water (or as called for by the cake mix directions)
  • 2
    (14 1/2 ounce) cans unsweetened tart red cherries, with juice
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 34
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
    teaspoon red food coloring
  • 2
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • whipped cream (optional)
  • vanilla ice cream (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease and flour a 9x13 baking pan and set aside.
  • Prepare cake mix according to directions on the box and pour into prepared 9x13 pan.
  • Mix remaining ingredients until sugar and cornstarch are dissolved.
  • Pour or gently spoon cherry mixture over batter.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes.
  • Serve topped with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
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