Pineapple Upside-Down Cake IV

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake IV


"Bottoms up and there's the topping! No need to make frosting. The cake's ready as soon as it pops out of the oven. Use 8 to 12 cherries and walnuts, depending on how many servings you want."


1 h 30 m servings 268 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 268 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.5g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 189 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Drain pineapple and reserve 1/2 cup of the juice.
  2. Melt butter in a 9 inch round pan. Arrange cherries and walnut halves in the pan according to how many servings you want. Sprinkle with brown sugar, and then pineapple.
  3. Cream together shortening and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla, and beat well. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add alternately with reserved pineapple syrup, beating after each addition.
  4. Spread batter in pan over pineapple. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 50 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes in the pan, then invert onto plate. Serve warm.
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  1. 80 Ratings


The best.Many pineapple upside down cake recipes are too dry so I add all of the pineapple juice. I also use pineapple rings and the marichino cherries. Thank you for this recipe.

The cake was really good with a nice texture but left me a little disapointed. I have used the Justin Wilson Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and it is just hard to beat that particular recipie. I a...

Never made a scratch cake in my came out was one believed I actually made it...they thought it was a bakery cake...used the recipe exactly...baked 45 ...

I tried this once when I was having guests over, and they absolutely loved it. And this is coming from one who's usual baking attempts are mostly disasters. This will be one of my favorites.

I made this with a yellow cake mix, but made the topping as directed. I did use a pineapple ring in the middle, and omitted the cherries. It was wonderful, and got rave reviews. Super easy an...

Made this tonight and it was very good! I followed the recipe exactly aside from not having walnuts or cherries, but the end result was really good! Will definitely make this one again.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is my husbands favorite, and this did not disappoint! It came together very easily and baked up perfectly. I will make this again! Thanks for posting :)

I am totally confused as to what happened here...The original recipe was for 6, I changed it to 12, which means instead of a round pan it has to go in a lasagna type pan. Well everything went ok...

Loved the recipe! I doubled the recipe so that it would fit a 9 X 13 inch pan and used pineapple rings instead of crushed pineapple. I omitted the cherries and walnuts because I didn't have any...