Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake Using Yellow Cake Mix

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Nov. 14, 2009

This Pineapple Upside Down Cake tastes incredible ! Try this dessert cake with cherry and pineapple decorations for your next meal. Your suggestions for this Pineapple Upside Down Cake are welcome.


Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Packed brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Pineapple slice 6
Maraschino cherries 6
Yellow cake mix 9 1/4 Ounce (Half Of 18 1/2 Ounce Package)
Unsweetened pineapple juice 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)


1. Melt butter in an 8-inch round glass cake dish in microwave oven (about 30 seconds at High). Mix brown sugar into melted butter. Cook uncovered until brown sugar melts (about 2 minutes at High).

2. Arrange pineapple slices and maraschino cherries in dish.

3. Prepare cake batter following directions on package, using half of ingredient amounts; use pineapple juice and water instead of water called for on package. Fill cake dish half full with batter. (Use any remaining batter for cupcakes.) Cover with a paper towel.

4. Cook in microwave oven 9 to 11 minutes at Medium-High, or

until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean; rotate dish one-quarter turn once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1910Calories from Fat 428

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.4%

Saturated Fat 24 g120%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1692 mg70.5%

Total Carbohydrates 362 g120.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 257 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet