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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dolores Hanson
Added: Thursday, July 31, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-81/2 oz. can sliced pineapple
3 T. butter
1/2 c. brown sugar
4 maraschino cherries, halved
1/3 c. shortening
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup flour
11/4 tsp. baking powder

Directions:
Directions:
Drain pineapple, reserving syrup. Halve pineapple slices. Melt butter in an 8X8" pan. Add brown sugar and 1T. pineapple syrup. Add water to remaining syrup to make 1/2 cup. Arrange pineapple in bottom of pain. Place one cherry half in each pineapple slice.
Cream shortening and sugar until light. Add egg and vanilla; beat until fluffy. Sift dry ingredients; add alternately with reserved syrup, beating after each addition. Spread over pineapple. Bake at 350 for 40 to 45 minutes. Cool 5 minutes and invert pan on plate. Serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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