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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

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  • Hands-On Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour 10 Minutes
  • Servings: 10-12
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Ingredients

  • Topping: 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple slices, in natural juice
  • Maraschino cherries, halved and drained
  • Walnut halves
  • Cake: 1 package Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Yellow cake mix
  • 1 package (4- serving size) vanilla instant pudding
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup water or drained pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup oil

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. For cake: combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water, and oil in large mixing bowl.
  3. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  4. Then, for topping: melt butter in 13"x9"x2" pan in oven. Remove from oven.
  5. Stir in brown sugar. Spread to cover bottom of pan.
  6. Arrange pineapple slices, maraschino cherries (place upside down in center of pineapple slices) and walnut halves in pan.
  7. Pour batter evenly over fruit in pan.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 55 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Invert onto serving platter.
  10. Serve.
  11. The sooner you invert the cake onto a serving plate, the less the pineapple slices will stick to the bottom of the pan.

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Tips

High Altitude Instructions are a recipe for failure

High Altitude Instructions are a recipe for failure

DO: add the extra flour, alter the amounts of oil and water as indicated in the high altitude instructions. DO NOT: Bake at 375 unless you intend to use the finished product as a weapon (i.e., blunt instrument) DO: Bake for the length of time that is recommended. BONUS TIP: Add a fourth egg. This will compensate for the issues with a sunken cake center - even when using 8 inch rounds.


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Try using 1 whole egg and 2 egg whites, it really makes a difference in moisture!





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