Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipes

Find delicious recipes for classic pineapple upside-down cake, including versions with homemade cake and versions made with cake mix.

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Pineapple Upside-Down Pound Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
This is one of my favorite pound cakes, made in a Bundt® pan. I specialize in all kind of pound cakes. You can add pieces of pineapple to the cake batter.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake

Rating: 3.5 stars 3
Fruity and creamy! Just oh so delicious!

Cottage Pudding - Upside Down Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 144
This is my husband's favorite. I first made it over thirty years ago. You can use canned peaches or pineapple in place of the sliced apples.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake IV

Rating: 4.5 stars 95
Bottoms up and there's the topping! No need to make frosting. The cake's ready as soon as it pops out of the oven. Use 8 to 12 cherries and walnuts, depending on how many servings you want.

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 273
Cupcakes made with pineapple cake mix, crushed pineapple, and brown sugar.

Old Fashioned Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 515
Homemade cake baked in a skillet with pineapple, cherries, and brown sugar.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 985
Simple ingredients come together in a skillet for a tasty tropical dessert.

Grandma's Skillet Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 24
This skillet pineapple upside-down cake is baked in a cast iron skillet and served warm. It is wonderful!

Pineapple Upside-Down Bundt Cake

Rating: 5 stars 81
Super moist and easy to make with yellow cake mix and vanilla pudding.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake V

Rating: 4.5 stars 612
This recipe makes a two-layer pineapple upside-down cake using cake mix and canned pineapple.

Grandma's Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 50
My gramma used to bake cakes and pies during the Depression and my grampa would sell them door-to-door and on the street corners to support them during that awful time. This is one of my favorites.

Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 74
Here's a quick and easy recipe using any brand of biscuit baking mix for a delicious old favorite. Top with whipped topping and you've got a lovely dessert for family or company.

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Chef John's Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Rating: Unrated 132
"Made this for my dad's birthday. The best." – Michael Hernandez
Hawaiian Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Rating: 5 stars 32

On my way to a Hawaiian-themed party, all I could think of was Pineapple Upside Down Cake. The recipes did not seem Hawaiian enough. The additions of coconut, banana and macadamia nuts brought the tropics to the recipe. I can't tell you how many people raved at the party. The whole cake is gone.