Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This pineapple upside down cake features a soft vanilla cake with the perfect pineapple and cherry glazed top.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 400kcal


For the Pineapple Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup of butter
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 24 oz. can of pineapple rings
  • Maraschino cherries

For the Cake Batter:

  • 6 tbsp of butter softened
  • 3/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup of softened cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 3/4 cup of crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1 1/4 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp of salt


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9 or 10 inch cake pan with parchment paper. Add the pineapple glaze ingredients to pan and melt for 5 minutes. Arrange pineapple slices over the sugar mixture and place a cherry in each ring. Set aside.
  • Cream Butter Sugar and Cream Cheese in a stand mixer until light and fluffy. In a medium bowl combine dry ingredients.
  • With mixer on low speed beat in eggs one at a time , followed by vanilla and crushed pineapple until combined.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients until combined. Do not over mix!
  • Carefully spoon batter over pineapples in pan. Bake for 30-40 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes. Invert onto serving platter.



Calories: 400kcal