Pineapple Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Recipe by Thndrus
READY IN: 1hr 5mins


  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1
    cup brown sugar, packed
  • 12
    cup pecans
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can pineapple chunks (drained, reserve juice to add to water for as much liquid as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 3
    eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13
    cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)


  • Drain juice from pineapple and save.
  • Melt butter in a 9x13 baking dish in a 350°F oven.
  • Sprinkle in sugar nuts cranberries and pineapple.
  • Add water to the pineapple juice to equal the amount of liquid specified on the cake mix box.
  • Prepare cake mix as shown on package directions.
  • Spread mixture over fruit.
  • Bake at 350°F for 30-45 min or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Cool 5 minutes.
  • Invert cake onto a large serving dish.