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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

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Gail Hagen
Added: Saturday, August 22, 2009


1/2 cup shortening
1-1/4 cups sugar
2 eggs
1-3/4 cups flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
2/3 cup milk
1/2 tsp vanilla


1/2 stick margarine
1 cup brown sugar
5 slices canned pineapple
5 maraschino cherries

Heat oven 350 degrees

In a medium bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, beat well. Sift together flour and baking powder; add alternately with milk. Add vanilla. Mix well in a small pan; melt margarine and pour into a 9 inch square cake pan. Sprinkle bottom with brown sugar. Top with pineapple slices with cherry in the middle of each. Pour batter into pan.

Bake 60 minutes. Let cool on wire rack for 5 minutes. Carefully invert on a large plate.




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