This Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a classic dessert that never goes out of style. With its caramelized pineapple topping and moist cake, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser. The preparation time is 20 minutes, cooking time is 45 minutes, and the total time is 1 hour and 5 minutes. This recipe serves 8 people.


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple slices
  • Maraschino cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt the butter in a 9×13 inch baking dish in the preheated oven.
  3. Sprinkle the brown sugar evenly over the melted butter.
  4. Arrange pineapple slices on top of the brown sugar, and place cherries in the center of each pineapple slice.
  5. In a mixing bowl, cream together the granulated sugar and remaining butter until smooth.
  6. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  7. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk.
  8. Pour batter over the pineapple slices in the baking dish.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Let the cake cool for 10 minutes, then invert onto a serving plate.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 380 || Fat: 14g || Carbohydrates: 60g || Protein: 4g || Fiber: 2g

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