Everyone loves a good traditional , classic, home-baked dessert from time to time. There is nothing more fitting then pineapple upside down cake. Simple yet satisfying, a good upside down cake will always bring back fond memories while creating new ones.
Full time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Makes 12" cake, serves approx. 8 slices
20 oz. can pineapple ring, drained
6 maraschino cherries
1 box pineapple or yellow cake mix
1 box instant vanilla pudding
1 stick butter
1 cup water
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
Preheat oven to 350'.
In a 12" cast iron skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
Evenly sprinkle brown sugar across the skillet and cook 3-5 minutes. Sugar should be dissolved.
Carefully add cherry to center of each pineapple ring. Remove from heat and set pan aside for a minute.
In a mixing bowl combine eggs, water, oil, and pudding. Whisking to fully combine.
Add in cake mix and stir until blended, removing as many lumps as possible.
Carefully pour batter into skillet and even out with a spatula.
Bake in oven 45-55 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.