Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Serve your family with this delicious pineapple upside-down cake - a traditional dessert.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 9

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
9
slices pineapple in juice (from 14-oz can), drained
9
maraschino cherries without stems
1 1/3
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup granulated sugar
1/3
cup shortening
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup milk
1
egg
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 9-inch square pan, melt butter in oven. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over melted butter. Arrange pineapple slices over brown sugar. Place cherry in center of each pineapple slice.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat remaining ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter over pineapple and cherries.
  • 3 Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately place heatproof serving plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Leave pan over cake a few minutes so brown sugar mixture can drizzle over cake; remove pan. Serve cake warm. Store loosely covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    390
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    62g
    62%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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