Posted 02/08/2011 by cooking with sugar Here's how to make the prettiest dessert ever...pineapple upside-down cake. It's super easy with this Betty Crocker SuperMoist® Cake Mix shortcut.
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How to Make Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Betty Crocker® Super Moist® Yellow Cake Mix makes this eye-popping retro dessert a breeze to prepare.

Betty Crocker SuperMoist Yellow Cake Mix

Contributed By:
Arlene Cummings
www.cookingwithsugar.com

Pineapple upside-down cake brings back a flood of memories. I remember as a kid going to my aunt’s house for a party. She had a whole table full of desserts, but I had never seen a cake like the one with pineapple slices and bright red cherries. I remember thinking how pretty and yummy that cake was.   

In my mind, pineapple upside-down cake has never gone out of style and is just as impressive today as the first time I saw it. It’s the perfect dessert to bring to a party because no matter what anyone else makes the pineapple upside down cake is always the “belle of the ball.”  Even my husband, who doesn’t really enjoy pineapple likes this cake. 

It wasn’t until I got married and started baking that I realized I could easily make this cake with just a few ingredients and Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® Cake Mix. 

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If you want to whip up this Pineapple Pleaser today, here’s how you do it:

Start by using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix. Follow the directions on the box but add the juice from the pineapple can along with some water to substitute the plain water in the directions.
 

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Once the butter is melted in the bottom of the baking dish spread out the brown sugar. 

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Add the pineapple slices with cherries in the middle. This will create the beautifully decorated top when you turn it over after baking.

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Pour the cake batter over the top of the fruit and off it goes into the oven. Follow bake time in the recipe.

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Once cake is baked, remove it from the oven and immediately run a knife around side of the pan. Place a heatproof serving plate upside down onto pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove and let cake cool.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

I have made this cake many times and I’m still impressed at how easy and beautiful it is. It’s sort of magical when you turn it over and it looks as pretty as a picture. 

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Koffeesam said: Posted: 5/22/2014 12:28 PM
Since some of the family think cherries are poison (whatever!) I use pecan halves for decoration. Not as colorful but very tasty.
 
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