Pineapple the wrong way up cake is an quaint traditional that has been round so long as I can keep in mind. My mom made this cake for each picnic, potluck or gathering and it was all the time successful.  This cake is great served with espresso.  You may all the time add ice cream or whipped cream however my household likes it simply plain.  You may also prefer to check out our recipe for blueberry crisp.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Components Wanted:


Brown sugar

1 (20 ounce) can pineapple rings in pineapple juice

All-purpose flour

Baking powder


White granulated sugar


Evaporated milk or common milk

Vanilla extract

Pineapple juice

Maraschino cherries for adornment

This pineapple the wrong way up cake is made in a ten inch iron skillet however you may make it in a 9×13 baking dish. My mom all the time made this cake in an iron skillet and we’ve positively stored that custom going.  A 9X13 dish works high quality too! When you have any pineapple juice left over, it’s nice poured over cake slices when served.

When you really feel like your pineapple rings are actually moist, then blot them dry with a paper towel earlier than including them to the skillet or dish. Identical with the cherries, it simply takes among the moisture down.

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“Nice Recipe, by no means baked this model of cake earlier than however labored fantastically. I didn’t have any cherries, so I used pecans which had been simply nearly as good” – Charlotte

Pineapple Upside Down Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

Tips about evaporated milk:  You should utilize evaporated milk in a number of recipes as a substitute of standard milk.  It’s also possible to mix 1 half evaporated milk to 1 half water in a recipe or use it with out mixing. It simply makes for a creamier consistency. It’s nice to have readily available whenever you run out of standard milk. As soon as opened and refrigerated it is best to use it inside 3 to five days. It’s good to make use of in baked items, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, soups, puddings and makes an ideal creamer for espresso or tea.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This pineapple the wrong way up cake is made in an iron skillet however you may make it in a 9 x 13 baking dish. This cake is great served with espresso.

Prep Time15 minutes

Prepare dinner Time45 minutes

Whole Time1 hr

Course: Cake

Delicacies: American, southern

Key phrase: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Servings: 1 cake

Creator: The Southern Woman Cooks

Topping Components

  • 4 tablespoons butter or 1/4 cup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 20 ounce can pineapple rings in pineapple juice, drained (save the juice)

Cake Components

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons butter or 1/2 cup or 1 stick softened (I take advantage of salted butter)
  • 3/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • Maraschino cherries for adornment

Topping Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 levels. Spray a ten inch iron skillet generously with cooking spray. Add the butter to the skillet and soften within the preheated oven. Take away skillet, sprinkle in brown sugar and prepare pineapple rings on prime. Put aside or on prime of range whilst you make the cake batter.

Cake Intructions

  • Whisk collectively the flour, baking powder and salt. Put aside. In one other bowl utilizing a mixer cream butter, sugar and eggs. Add milk, vanilla and pineapple juice together with creamed butter, sugar and eggs to flour combination and blend till all substances are moist. Unfold in skillet over pineapple.

  • Bake in preheated 350 diploma oven on center shelf for 35 to 45 minutes till middle exams executed. Take away from oven and let cool 10 to fifteen minutes. Prove onto plate or platter. Beautify with cherries. Makes 6 to eight giant servings

When you have any pineapple juice left over, it’s nice poured over cake slices when served.

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