Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake is a simple, sweet dessert with an easy buttery homemade cake topped with delicious caramelized pineapple toping and even a cherry on top! Perfect spring and summer dessert!
For Topping:
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 7 pineapple rings drained and juice reserved
  • 7 maraschino cherries
For Cake:
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease the bottom and sides of 9 inch round cake pan with cooking spray
To make topping:
  1. In small bowl, combine the melted butter and brown sugar and pour the mixture into bottom of the cake pan, spreading it out evenly
  2. Arrange the pineapple rings around the pan and place maraschino cherries in center of pineapple
To make cake:
  1. In the bowl of stand mixer, cream together softened butter and sugars until moistened
  2. Beat in the egg, salt, baking powder and vanilla until combined
  3. Add sour cream, pineapple juice and gradually add some of the milk, alternating with the flour until a soft batter comes together
  4. Carefully pour the batter over the pineapples in the pan, careful not to disturb their placement
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted comes out clean
  6. Cool for 5-10 minutes then very carefully invert the cake onto a platter or plate
  7. Serve warm or room temperature
Recipe by Yummiest Food Recipes at