Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Bake a classic dessert! Buttery rich and caramely pineapple take this yellow cake.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • 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, if desired
1 1/3
cups Gold Medal™ 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 warm. Store cake loosely covered.

Expert Tips

A dollop of whipped cream is a welcome addition to this classic cake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
125),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
62g
62%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.