Pineapple Upside-Down Gingerbread

Pineapple Upside-Down Gingerbread

You’ll be head over heels for this homey holiday dessert. It’s ready to eat in an hour and pretty too!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1/2
cup butter, melted
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1
can (8 oz) pineapple slices in juice, drained, 1/4 cup juice reserved
1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup molasses
1/4
cup milk
2
eggs
Topping
1/2
cup whipping cream, whipped
8
maraschino cherries with stems
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In 9-inch round pan, mix 2 tablespoons of the melted butter and the brown sugar; spread evenly to cover bottom of pan. Cut pineapple slices in half; arrange 4 halves over brown sugar mixture in center of pan. Cut remaining halves in half again; arrange pieces around edge of pan.
  2. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. With spoon or wire whisk, beat in remaining 6 tablespoons melted butter, 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice and all remaining gingerbread ingredients until smooth. Spoon batter carefully over pineapple; spread to cover.
  3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Run knife around side of pan to loosen. Place heatproof serving plate, upside down, over pan. Turn plate and pan over; remove pan. Cut into wedges. Serve with whipped cream and cherries.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Spoon the batter carefully over the arranged pineapple pieces so they stay in place.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 350
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 260mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 49g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 32g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.