Candied Cherry Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Candied Cherry Pineapple Upside Down Cake picture


Cooking Time13 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Canned pineapple slices8 1⁄4 Ounce (1 can)
 Maraschino cherries/Candied cherries4 , cut in half
 Unsifted all purpose flour1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Soft shortening1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Pineapple liquid1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
 Milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2813 Calories from Fat 1080

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 122 g188.3%

Saturated Fat 48.8 g244.1%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 338.1 mg

Sodium 1906.3 mg79.4%

Total Carbohydrates 412 g137.2%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 283.1 g

Protein 25 g50.2%

Vitamin A 34.4% Vitamin C 85.3%

Calcium 94.8% Iron 56.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In 8-in round dish place butter.
Microwave at High (10) 1/2 to 1 Minute, to melt.
Sprinkle sugar over butter.
Drain pineapple (save liquid) on paper towels and arrange in dish.
Decorate with cherries.
In small mixer bowl place flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening, egg, liquid and vanilla.
Beat 3 minutes on lowest mixer speed, scraping bowl constantly first 1/2 minute.
Carefully spread batter over fruit in dish.
Microwave at High (10) 10 to 13 Minutes.
Some batter may run onto edges of dish, but will not spill.
When done, toothpick stuck in cake comes out clean.
Invert cake onto plate, let dish stand over cake a few minutes.
Serve warm.
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