Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

by LauraOB     Nov 12, 2011
Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes
5
Difficulty: Easy
Yield: 24 mini cakes
Prep Time: 10 Min(s)
Cook Time: 25 Min(s)
Ready In: 35 Min(s)
I originally found this on the back of a can of crushed pineapples....with a few adjustments, this recipe has become one of my favorite items to bring to a holiday potluck.
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2 cans of crushed pineapple [+]
1 box of pineapple cake mix (you may sub yellow cake mix) [+]
5 tablespoons of butter, melted [+]
2/3 cup of brown sugar [+]
24 maraschino cherries [+]

Method

1. Drain pineapple. If using pineapple cake, discard juice.   If using yellow cake, reserve juice and use for the water portion of the cake mix.
2. In a small bowl, combine melted butter and brown sugar and mix well.
3. Preheat oven to 350 degress F and grease 4 muffin tins.   On the bottom of each muffin cup, spread approximately 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar mix.
4. Evenly distribute pineapple to each muffin cup, and then place a cherry in the center.
5. Prepare batter according to directions on box.   Distribute batter evenly among the muffin cups, approximately 1 1/2 tablespoons per cup.
6. Bake for 25 minutes.
When done, let cool for 10 minutes then flip.
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RebeccaRose
United States > Minnesota

A young cook from Minnesota, she is gluten-free and has shared many delicious, healthy, and gluten-free recipes. This was great for our campaign with Generation Rescue as many autistic children are on gluten and casein free diets.
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