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Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, is a world leader in growing, sourcing, distributing, and marketing fruit and healthy snacks. Dole sells a full line of packaged shelf stable fruit, frozen fruit, dried fruit, and juices. The company focuses on four pillars of sustainability in all of its operations: water management, carbon footprint, soil conservation, and waste reduction.

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Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Difficulty 2.0 Medium
Calories Per Servings 440 Calories
Servings 10
Nutrition facts Nutrition facts


This is the classic upside down cake which was a winner in the first Dole recipe contest in 1926.

Ingredients 5


1 can (20 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
10  maraschino cherries
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow or pineapple-flavored cake mix



1 can (20 oz.) DOLE Pineapple Slices


Drain pineapple slices; reserve 3/4 cup juice.


1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

2/3 cup packed brown sugar
10 maraschino cherries


Stir together melted butter and brown sugar in 12-inch skillet with heat-proof handle. Arrange pineapple slices in sugar mixture. Place cherry in center of each pineapple slice.


1 package yellow or pineapple-flavored cake mix


Prepare cake mix according to package directions, replacing some of the water with reserved 3/4 cup juice that is needed to prepare the batter. Pour batter evenly over pineapple.



Bake at 350 Fº, 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool 5 minutes.  Loosen edges and invert onto serving platter. 



Note : Cake can be baked in 13 x 9-inch baking pan instead of skillet. Prepare and assemble cake as above except cut two pineapple slices in half and place whole slices along edges of pan and halved slices in center. Place cherries in center of slices. Bake and cool as above.

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