If you don't want to make this cake from scratch, a box of yellow cake, mixed to directions, will do fine!
Put butter and brown sugar in a frying pan and melt until it boils or bubbles. I use a cast iron pan because it's heavy and cooks every evenly. I just move it from stove top straight to the oven.
Place pineapples in butter and sugar mixture. If you're using cherries, pop them in too. Put some smaller pieces of pineapple lined up the sides of the frying pan (standing up on edge). If you're not using a pan that can go into the oven, pour all this into a cake pan and arrange your pineapple accordingly.
Prepare the cake mix batter by combining the ingredients and beating for one minute. Pour batter over pineapples and bake at 350 degrees F for about 25 minutes. Test center with toothpick.
When cake is done, loosen edges with a butter knife. Remove from heat and allow to rest five minutes, then turn it upside down on a serving dish.
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This really is quick and easy and you can substitute any fruit. Mix cake as directed and set aside. Melt butter in sprayed 9x13 pan then add the brown sugar, remove from heat.
This unusual cake is just wonderful for breakfast or brunch. The addition of cornmeal gives the cake a delicious taste and texture, and the layers of pineapple an extra boost.
This is a recipe I got from a friend and it is so good. It uses eggs, canned coconut milk, and pineapples. Pineapple can be canned but it can also be fresh.
I love baking. I love making pineapple upside down cake but every time we would have some at work, I would see how people would struggle with the pineapple slices.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Heat butter in 9x9x2 pan until melted. Sprinkle brown sugar over butter, arrange pineapple slices on top. Place cherry in center of each pineapple.
Melt margarine, add brown sugar and pineapple. Spread in greased jelly roll pan. Beat 3 eggs until foamy. Slowly beat in 1 cup white sugar, beat until thick and fluffy. Stir in 5 Tbsp. water and 1 tsp. vanilla...
Sprinkle brown sugar over bottom of microwave round cake pan or 9 x 13 baking dish, dot with butter.
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I recently saw a recipe for pineapple upside down cake with cream cheese filling, but am now unable to find it. It was made in a springform pan with the pineapple and cherries on the bottom, half the cake mix, cream cheese filling, remaining half of cake mix. Does anyone have this recipe?
Pineapple Upside - down Cheesecake
1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c. light brown sugar
1/4 c. butter, melted
1 #2 can sliced pineapple, well drained
Butter heavily the side of a 9 inch springform pan. Turn pan on side. Sprinkle with crumbs. In a bowl, mix the light brown sugar and melted butter. Sprinkle the bottom of pan with mixture. Arrange pineapple slices and cherries on bottom, filling in all the spaces. Use remaining fruit for garnish.
In the blender, beat the cottage cheese and cream. In mixer, beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, flour, salt, lemon rind and lemon juice. Gradually add the cottage cheese mixture, blending well. Add the egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat the egg whites with the remaining 1/4 cup sugar until soft peaks form. Fold into the cream cheese mixture. Pour over the pineapple. Place pan on large piece of foil for leakage.
Bake in a moderately slow oven (325 degrees) until cake tester inserted in center comes away clean. Turn off heat. Allow to remain in oven until oven is cold (2 hours). Remove to rack. When cold, carefully release cake with spatula from side of pan. Place serving dish over cake, turn upside down. Remove outer ring and bottom. Refrigerate. Garnish as desired. Serve in wedges with whipped cream and confectioners' sugar mixture.
Can I make a pineapple upside down cake from a box of Tres Leches cake mix?
Of course you can! Cake mix is cake mix. Mix the batter and then prepare your pineapple combination for layering bottom of pan. Pour the prepared batter over pineapples and bake until golden brown. Should be great!!!
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Melt the shortening and butter in greased and floured 8 inch round pan. Add the brown sugar to the shortening and butter.
Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Arrange slices in a 9x13 inch pan. Place cherry half in center of each.
Melt butter in 9x9 inch pan. Spread brown sugar evenly in pan. Arrange pineapple slices on sugar, filling in spaces with pecans.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt butter in 12 inch nonstick ovenproof skillet over low heat. Remove from heat; stir in sugar.
This is the 1925 winner of the Hawaiian Pineapple Co. Recipe Contest. I've had this recipe forever it seems, so have no idea where I obtained it.