This Upside Down Cake recipe is a delicious and fruity dessert that is sure to impress your family and friends. The combination of caramelized fruits with a moist cake base creates a perfect balance of flavors. Enjoy this cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 8


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can of sliced pineapple rings
  • Maraschino cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In the prepared cake pan, pour the melted butter and sprinkle brown sugar evenly on top.
  3. Arrange pineapple slices on top of the brown sugar, and place a maraschino cherry in the center of each slice.
  4. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and granulated sugar.
  5. In another bowl, mix milk, oil, egg, and vanilla extract.
  6. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  7. Pour the batter over the pineapple slices in the cake pan.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then invert it onto a serving plate.
  10. Serve the cake warm with whipped cream or ice cream.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 45g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 15g || Saturated Fat: 7g || Cholesterol: 45mg || Sodium: 280mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 28g

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