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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

How to Make the Best Pineapple Upside Down Cake


  • 1 C Brown Sugar packed
  • 1/2 C Melted Butter
  • 1 Can Sliced Pineapple 20 oz.
  • 6 oz jar Maraschino Cherries
  • 1 C Toasted Coconut
  • 1 Yellow Cake Mix


  1. Preheat oven or smoker to 350° F.
  2. Mix yellow cake mix as directed in the box
  3. Line bottom of pan with brown sugar
  4. Pour half of the butter on the brown sugar and the other half around the side walls of the pan
  5. Place pineapple slices in pan
  6. Place cherries in each pineapple and any other spot you like
  7. Pour yellow cake mix over ingredients in pan.
  8. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven or smoker (or oven) and immediately run a knife around edges of cake, flip pan onto heat resistant tray and let sit for 5 minutes.
  10. Remove pan and enjoy warm or let cool. Use toasted coconut to liking.