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Upside Down Pineapple Cake

 Upside Down Pineapple Cake
Gloria Poyer of Hackettstown, New Jersey needs just a few easy ingredients to dress up a boxed mix and create this classic cake. It bakes up so moist and pretty, no one will believe it wasn't made from scratch.
10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling


  • 6 canned pineapple slices
  • 6 maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, divided
  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)


  • Place pineapple slices in a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan.
  • Place a cherry in the center of each slice. Sprinkle half of the
  • walnuts around the pineapple. Prepare cake mix according to package
  • directions; spoon batter over pineapple layer. Sprinkle with
  • remaining nuts.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before inverting
  • onto a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 10 servings.