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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carrie White
Added: Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 8 1/2 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 tsp vanilla
1 c. sifted flour
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Drain pineapple, reserve syrup. Melt butter in iron skillet, add brown sugar and 1 T reserved syrup. Add water to remaining syrup to make 1/2 c. Arrange pineapple in bottom of skillet, place cherry halves in center of each slice. Cream shortening and sugar together, add egg and vanilla, beat until fluffy.
Sift together dry ingredients. Add alternating with reserved syrup. Spread over pineapple. Bake 40-45 min. in a 350 oven. Cool 5 min. invert onto plate, serve with half & half cream poured over it.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an Easter tradition, "must have" at our house.
*Bake right in the iron skillet.

 

 

 

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