Pineapple Upside Down Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

Pineapple the other way up cake is an quaint traditional that has been round so long as I can keep in mind. My mom made this cake for each picnic, potluck or gathering and it was at all times a success.  This cake is fantastic served with espresso.  You may at all times add ice cream or whipped cream however my household likes it simply plain.  You may additionally wish to take a look at our recipe for blueberry crisp.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Elements Wanted:


Brown sugar

1 (20 ounce) can pineapple rings in pineapple juice

All-purpose flour

Baking powder


White granulated sugar


Evaporated milk or common milk

Vanilla extract

Pineapple juice

Maraschino cherries for adornment

This pineapple the other way up cake is made in a ten inch iron skillet however you might make it in a 9×13 baking dish. My mom at all times made this cake in an iron skillet and we have now undoubtedly stored that custom going.  A 9X13 dish works tremendous too! When you’ve got any pineapple juice left over, it’s nice poured over cake slices when served.

In case you really feel like your pineapple rings are actually moist, then blot them dry with a paper towel earlier than including them to the skillet or dish. Similar with the cherries, it simply takes among the moisture down.

“Okay, each every now and then I strive a recipe that, when consuming it, I say, “Are you kidding me? Did I truly make this?” As a result of it tastes like heaven. That is a kind of recipes! The feel, taste, ease of constructing … It’s the completely greatest! I truly made three extra for my neighbors.” -Holly

“Nice Recipe, by no means baked this type of cake earlier than however labored superbly. I didn’t have any cherries, so I used pecans which had been simply nearly as good” – Charlotte

Pineapple Upside Down Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

Recommendations on evaporated milk:  You should use evaporated milk in a number of recipes as an alternative of standard milk.  You can even mix 1 half evaporated milk to 1 half water in a recipe or use it with out mixing. It simply makes for a creamier consistency. It’s nice to have readily available if you run out of standard milk. As soon as opened and refrigerated it is best to use it inside 3 to five days. It’s good to make use of in baked items, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, soups, puddings and makes an amazing creamer for espresso or tea.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This pineapple the other way up cake is made in an iron skillet however you might make it in a 9 x 13 baking dish. This cake is fantastic served with espresso.

Prep Time15 minutes

Cook dinner Time45 minutes

Complete Time1 hr

Course: Cake

Delicacies: American, southern

Key phrase: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Servings: 1 cake

Creator: The Southern Woman Cooks

Topping Elements

  • 4 tablespoons butter or 1/4 cup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 20 ounce can pineapple rings in pineapple juice, drained (save the juice)

Cake Elements

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons butter or 1/2 cup or 1 stick softened (I exploit salted butter)
  • 3/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • Maraschino cherries for adornment

Topping Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 levels. Spray a ten inch iron skillet generously with cooking spray. Add the butter to the skillet and soften within the preheated oven. Take away skillet, sprinkle in brown sugar and organize pineapple rings on high. Put aside or on high of range whilst you make the cake batter.

Cake Intructions

  • Whisk collectively the flour, baking powder and salt. Put aside. In one other bowl utilizing a mixer cream butter, sugar and eggs. Add milk, vanilla and pineapple juice together with creamed butter, sugar and eggs to flour combination and blend till all substances are moist. Unfold in skillet over pineapple.

  • Bake in preheated 350 diploma oven on center shelf for 35 to 45 minutes till middle exams completed. Take away from oven and let cool 10 to fifteen minutes. Prove onto plate or platter. Adorn with cherries. Makes 6 to eight giant servings

When you’ve got any pineapple juice left over, it’s nice poured over cake slices when served.

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