Pineapple Upside-Down Skillet Cake

Pineapple upside down cakes are one of my favorite cakes as a kid.

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Pineapple Upside-Down Skillet Cake

Ingredients:

12 pineapple slices in juice (from three 8-oz cans)
16 maraschino cherries
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1 cup pineapple juice (from can of pineapple)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs

Directions:

Heat oven to 350°F. Add melted butter to 12-inch cast iron or ovenproof skillet. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter. Arrange 8 pineapple slices in bottom of skillet. Cut remaining slices in half; arrange around inside edge of skillet. Place 1 cherry in center of each whole and half pineapple slice.

In large bowl, beat cake mix, pineapple juice, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes on high speed. Pour into skillet over fruit.

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until cake is golden brown and springs back when touched lightly in center.

Cool cake in skillet 5 to 10 minutes. Run knife around edge of cake to loosen. Place heatproof plate upside down over skillet; turn plate and skillet over. Remove skillet. Serve cake warm.

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3 Responses to “Pineapple Upside-Down Skillet Cake”

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    That’s about the prettiest pineapple upside down cake I’ve ever seen.

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