Upside Down Cake Recipes

Flip the script on your homemade dessert with these upside down cake recipes from home cooks like you.

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    Pineapple Coconut Upside-Down Cake

    This recipe is one of my favorites! The tropical flavors remind me of being on vacation with my family in the Caribbean—I have so many fun memories. —Stephanie Pichelli, Toronto, Ontario

    Sweet Cherry Upside-Down Cake

    1 review

    This cherry upside-down cake is a summer staple in our house, and it's always welcomed at neighborhood and family barbecues....


    Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

    1 review

    This gingerbread recipe came from my grandmother, and we always ate it with warm applesauce. I adapted it into a...


    Campfire Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

    We make these fun cakes while camping or in the backyard around a fire. They're yummy for kids and adults...


    Orange and Pear Upside-Down Cake

    1 review

    I love cooking with my cast-iron skillet, whether it's to make a main dish or dessert. This upside-down cake is...

    Black Forest Upside-Down Cake

    1 review

    The divine flavors of this simple Black Forest cake will impress your guests and leave you with many requests for...


    Strawberry Rhubarb Cake with Orange

    1 review

    I came up with this strawberry rhubarb cake when I wanted to make something with rhubarb and strawberries that wasn't...

    Upside-Down Fruitcake

    2 reviews

    I get tired of people bad-mouthing holiday fruitcakes. It's one of my favorite holiday flavors and I look forward to...


    Fresh Peach Upside-Down Cake

    1 review

    This is a family favorite and a great summertime dessert, using fresh peaches. We love this cake served warm with...


    Apricot Upside-Down Cake

    4 reviews

    My Aunt Anne, who is a great cook, gave me a taste of this golden upside-down cake and I couldn't...


    Banana Upside-Down Cake

    For a fun and distinctive way to use bananas, try this banana upside down cake. Every time I serve this...

    Upside-Down German Chocolate Cake

    7 reviews

    This simple recipe yields a delectable German chocolate cake that folks will "flip over"! The tempting coconut and pecan "frosting"...


    Mini Carrot Cakes with Cranberry Caramel Sauce

    This recipe was inspired by two classic favorites, carrot cake and pineapple upside-down cake. Of course, gorgeous and delicious cranberries...


    Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

    6 reviews

    These individual pineapple upside-down cakes are an eye-catching addition to my holiday dessert table. A boxed cake mix makes them...


    Pear Upside-Down Cake

    6 reviews

    Using a packaged cake mix speeds up the preparation time of this tasty pear and pecan upside-down cake. This moist...


    Apple Cranberry Upside-Down Cakes

    Cornmeal gives this upside-down cake a unique texture. Apples, cranberries and pecan make a delicious alternative to the typical pineapple...

    Cherry Pecan Upside-Down Cake

    Cherries are a terrific take on traditional pineapple upside down cake. The crowning touch on each piece is...


    Plum Upside-Down Cake

    6 reviews

    Since my husband liked pineapple upside-down cake, I decided to give this recipe a try one night when we were...


    Harvest Upside-Down Cake

    Shortly after I ended my professional baking career, I was feeling a little homesick for the old familiar trade, so...


    Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

    12 reviews

    Here's a traditional recipe for pineapple upside down cake that's been updated with packaged items for convenience. —Karen Ann...


    Chocolate Upside-Down Cake

    4 reviews

    "This dessert is out of this world," promises Iola Egle, McCook, Nebraska. Coconut, chocolate chips, marshmallows and pecans turn a...


    Upside Down Banana Cake

    2 reviews

    Because this starts with a cake mix, this is a fast and easy dessert to make. Plus, it uses up...


    Breakfast Upside-Down Cake

    2 reviews

    This moist golden morning treat quickly became my husband's favorite. And because it calls for a boxed blueberry muffin mix...


    German Chocolate Upside Down Cake

    This recipe is my mother's—she's an excellent baker and cook. There was always some new food for my three brothers...

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    Ginger Peach Upside-Down Cake

    I made this cake often when our children were young. It takes only five ingredients but looks so festive and...


    Pineapple Upside Down Bundt Cake

    1 review

    This variation of an upside-down pineapple cake couldn't be easier because it starts with a cake mix.—Pat Remour, East Moline,...


    Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread

    10 reviews

    Don't expect any leftovers when you take this moist cake to a potluck. People love it because it's a little...


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    Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

    26 reviews

    I often bake this beautiful cake in my large cast-iron skillet and turn it out
    onto a pizza pan....


    Mango-Macadamia Upside Down Cake

    “This is a new, tropical version of an old favorite,” writes Carole Resnick of Cleveland, Ohio. “It will bring a...


    Upside-Down Pear Spice Cake

    Our recipe specialists infuse spice cake with cocoa for a deliciously different flavor. The nutty, caramel-pear topping is the crowning...