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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Easy, flavorful and such a classic recipe brown sugar, pineapple and cherries collide in this delicious Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 slices
Calories: 281kcal



  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 6 slices pineapple
  • Maraschino cherries


  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In bowl whisk together your melted butter and brown sugar, spread on the bottom of a 9" high sided pan or springform pan, set aside.
  • Top with 7 slices of pineapple and fill in the holes and gaps with cherries, set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together your flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.
  • In another bowl beat together butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until combined.
  • Add in your dry ingredients and beat until combined.
  • Lastly add in your milk and pineapple juice.
  • Spoon over pineapples and cherries and gently spread over the top using an offset spatula.
  • Bake in oven for about 35-40 minutes until golden and toothpick comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool in pan 5-10 minutes before flipping out onto serving tray.
  • Cut and serve warm or cool.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 210mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 24.7mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.1mg