Tropical Joy Pineapple Upside-down Cake

Tropical Joy Pineapple Upside-down Cake

Ready in 45 minutes

Here is how to make a Tropical Joy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. For an easy cake that uses a mix, the flavor of this particular cake is unbelievable!

"I made this for my father in law's birthday (it's his favorite) and we all loved it. Very easy and moist. "

- Kristie823

Top-ranked recipe named "Tropical Joy Pineapple Upside-down Cake"

4.7 avg, 13 review(s) 85% would make again


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1/2 cup butter or margarine; melted
1 cup Brown Sugar; firmly packed
20 oz. pineapple slices; drained (Reserve juice for later use.)
maraschino cherry halves
18 1/2 oz. yellow cake mix, package; (I used a butter-flavored cake mix; you may use white, etc.)
2 Eggs; well-beaten

Original recipe makes 9



Pour 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine into a 13-inch by 9-inch by 2-inch Pyrex (or other) baking dish. Sprinkle 1 cup brown sugar eenly over the melted butter or margarine. Drain the pineapple slices, reserving juice. Arrange pineapple slices and maraschino cherry halves on top of brown sugar mixture. Add enough water to the reserved pineapple juice to make 1 1/3 cups of liquid. Combine 2 well-beaten eggs, 1 1/3 cups pineapple liquid, and yellow cake mix. Beat for 2 minutes with an electric mixer. Pour batter over the top of the fruit. Spread the batter evenly. Bake at 350 for approximately 50 minutes, or until done. (I loosely cover the cake with a sheet of aluminum foil for the first 15 or 20 minutes of baking, so that it will not overbrown. Don't leave it too long, or the cake will rise and stick to it! Also, you can test for doneness of the cake by placing a toothpick in the center, and it should come out clean.) When the cake is done, remove it from the oven and let it cool for about 5 minutes, or a little longer. While the cake is still warm, invert it onto a large serving tray or platter. Yummy!!!


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moonbeams02 6 months ago
Made this wonderful cake for my Mom today! Yumm!!!!
lemarchef 11 month ago
Love it!
BayleeBarro 1 year ago
tonigardner 1 year ago
Jaybeegotcakes 2 years ago
Used pineapple cake mix and it turned out perfect!
QueenElizabethII 2 years ago
I made this for my husbands Christmas party & it was DELICIOUS!!! Thanks so much
Arieldlcruz 2 years ago
This cake is amazing! So easy and great for parties!! Everyone loves this summer treat :)
thatweerdgrrrl 2 years ago
Loved this, moist cake and easy to make!
KimColon 2 years ago
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