This delicious Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a classic dessert that never fails to impress. The combination of sweet caramelized pineapple slices, moist yellow cake, and a hint of maraschino cherries makes for a delightful treat that is perfect for any occasion. This recipe serves 8 people and takes about 15 minutes to prepare and 45 minutes to bake.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 8


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can (20 oz) sliced pineapple, drained
  • Maraschino cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Melt the butter in a 9×9-inch baking pan in the oven.
  3. Sprinkle brown sugar over the melted butter.
  4. Arrange pineapple slices on top of the brown sugar and place a maraschino cherry in the center of each slice.
  5. In a large bowl, combine flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Add milk, oil, vanilla extract, and eggs to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  7. Pour batter over the pineapple slices in the baking pan.
  8. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Let cake cool for 5 minutes, then invert onto a serving plate.
  10. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 350 || Carbohydrates: 55g || Fat: 13g || Protein: 3g || Sugar: 40g || Fiber: 1g

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