Muffin Tin Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipes

Make your next pineapple upside down cake in muffin tins for a sweet little treat. This page contains muffin tin pineapple upside down cake recipes.

Muffin Tin Pineapple Upside Down Cake
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January 6, 2013 Flag
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These individually sized upside down cakes are so yummy! Made from scratch, but easy to make, you will never need another recipe. :)

finished cake on plate

Approximate Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 6 cakes


  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 4 Tbsp pineapple juice
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Topping:
  • 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 6 pineapple rings
  • 6 maraschino cherries
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, sugar, and pineapple juice. Using a hand mixer, beat for 2 minutes.
  3. adding pineapple juicebeat egg mixture
  4. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking powder.
  5. adding salt
  6. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and beat another 2 minutes.
  7. adding flour mixturebeat in flour mixture
  8. In a small saucepan, melt together butter and brown sugar over low heat. Stir frequently until well combined.
  9. brown sugar mixture
  10. Spray jumbo muffin pan with non-stick spray. Then spoon brown sugar mixture evenly into the bottom of each section. (Approx. 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. each.)
  11. add brown sugar mixture to pan
  12. Place a pineapple ring into each section, pressing gently to fit. Then add a cherry to the center of each ring.

    NOTE: If you only have a standard sized muffin tin, try using pineapple tidbits or trim the rings to fit.
  13. adding cherries
  14. Pour batter, evenly divided, into each section. (Approx. 1/3 cup each.)
  15. pour in battercakes before baking
  16. Bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then loosen with a butter knife along the edges.
  17. cakes after baking
  18. Place a piece of waxed paper or a cookie sheet on the counter, to catch any drips. Then invert the muffin tin onto a wire rack. Enjoy!
  19. finished cakes on rack
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February 21, 2013 Flag
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These individually sized upside down cakes are so yummy! Made from scratch, but easy to make, you will never need another recipe. View the full recipe here: Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

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