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Pineapple Upside-down Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Pineapple Upside-down Cake, by , is from Nancy's Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy Mills
Added: Friday, October 2, 2009


2 Tbs. butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 canned pineapple slices
4 maraschino cherries

1/3 cup shortening soft
1 14 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup pineapple syrup
1 egg

Topping-Melt 2 tabs. butter in 8x8x2" pan. Add 1/2 cup brown sugar. Half 4 canned pineapple slices; place in mixture. Halve 4 maraschino cherries; place 1 piece in center of each pineapple slice.

Cake: stir 1/3 cup softened shortening, sift in 1 1/4 cup all -purpose flour, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 TSR. baking powder and 1/2 TSR salt. Add 1/2 cup pineapple syrup, 1 egg. Mix till all flour is dampened. Beat vigorously 2 minutes. Pour batter over pineapples.

Bake in moderate oven 350 30 to 35 minutes or till done. Let stand 10 minutes; invert on plate.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was another of the favorites when my boys were growing up. It was quick, easy and inexpensive and they loved it. It is good if you bake it in a iron skillet.




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