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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 9
Serve your family with this delicious pineapple upside-down cake - a traditional dessert.
Updated November 15, 2011

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

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