Ozark Christian Living

Family Life & Homemaker's Guide

Pineapple Upside

Down Cake

From the kitchen of:

Mrs. Sarah E. Trainer

She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.  Proverbs 31:15

This is sister Jennifer's favorite for her birthday. 

Total Cost:  $7.20  Serves:  12 at $.60 per serving.


  • cake mix, white, yellow, or pineapple, your preference
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • pineapple rings
  • Maraschino cherries

Directions to Prepare:

  • Melt:  Butter in bottom of 9x13 cake pan while oven is preheating
  • Sprinkle: Sugar evenly on top of butter
  • Arrange: Pineapple rings with cherries in the center
  • Pour: Pineapple cake mix (prepared according to package) over fruit
  • Bake: In preheated oven at 350 degrees for 45 minutes
  • Cool:  5 minutes
  • Invert: on heat resistant platter



Baking Tip:  Cracks and uneven surface of a cake may be caused by too much flour, oven temperature too hot, or oven not completely preheated.