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Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

Serve these easy-to-make mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes at holiday parties, or family get-togethers. This recipe uses a boxed cake mix for a quick and easy dessert recipe. These mini pineapple upside-down cakes are perfect for any time of the year!

Serve these easy-to-make mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes at holiday parties, or family get-togethers. This recipe uses a boxed cake mix for a quick and easy dessert recipe. These mini pineapple upside-down cakes are perfect for any time of the year!

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Calling all pineapple lovers! I have an easy no-fail Pineapple Upside-Down Cake recipe for you. It honestly can’t get any easier than this. If you are like me, you want that fresh slice of pineapple straight from the source. If you are also like me and crave this recipe out of season, then a canned whole slice of pineapple will do just fine.

Serve these easy-to-make mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes at holiday parties, or family get-togethers. This recipe uses a boxed cake mix for a quick and easy dessert recipe. These mini pineapple upside-down cakes are perfect for any time of the year!

Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

If you’re looking for a moist cake that boasts some delicious fresh pineapples then look no further. This easy-to-follow recipe includes a butter cake mix that is mixed with fresh pineapple juice. Then topped with a slice of fresh pineapple and smothered with melted buttercream frosting.

This sweet treat is the perfect portion for satisfying your sweet tooth. Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream or top it off with some whipped cream.

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes Ingredients

  • Butter Cake Mix or Yellow Cake Mix
  • 2 Fresh Pineapples
  • Fresh Pineapple Juice
  • Oil
  • Eggs
  • Pineapple Core Slicer
  • Butter Cream Frosting
  • Mini Bundt Pan or muffin tin
  • Maraschino Cherry (optional)

These easy-to-make mini pineapple upside-down cakes are made using boxed cake. Making this a super quick dessert recipe you can throw together in no time. It also features fresh pineapple juice and fresh pineapple slices.

How to make Mini Pineapple Upside-down Cakes

To start, you will need to core 2 Fresh Pineapples with a Core Slicer, they can be purchased in-store or online. Once you have removed the sliced pineapples, squeeze the remaining juices from the pineapple into a measuring cup. Repeat this with the 2nd pineapple until you have reached 1 cup.

Prepare the cake mix according to the direct EXCEPT replace the water with the fresh-squeezed pineapple juice. Spray a mini bundt pan or cupcake pan with cooking spray. Cut and insert the pineapple ring, or pineapple slice to fit at the bottom of the bundt pan, then top it with the cake batter. Bake, as directed on the cake box or until a toothpick inserted, comes out clean.

The tops should be light brown. Let them cool to room temperature and then gently push down at the tops of the mini cakes to release them from the sides of the pan. Gently slide them out of the pan onto a cooling rack until they are at room temperature.

Melta container of buttercream frosting in a separate bowl. then top each of the cakes with as much frosting as you wish. Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream or with whipped cream. Enjoy!

The Secret to A Moist Pineapple Cake

I use fresh pineapple juice in place of the recommended water ingredient in my pineapple upside-down cakes. Using boxed cake mix makes everything quick and easy, I just switch out the water with pineapple juice and mix! It’s so good I promise you won’t be disappointed.

Can I Use Crushed Pineapples?

Can I use crushed pineapples instead of fresh slices of pineapple? of course! Just make sure that when you use the crush pineapple, that you create a nice thick layer at the bottom of the mini cake pans or muffin pans.

Yield: 12

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Serve these easy-to-make mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes at holiday parties, or family get-togethers. This recipe uses a boxed cake mix for a quick and easy dessert recipe. These mini pineapple upside-down cakes are perfect for any time of the year!

Ingredients

  • Golden Butter Cake Mix
  • 2 Fresh Pineapples
  • 1 Cup of Fresh Pineapple Juice, taken from the 2 Pineapples
  • 1/3 Cup of Oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • Pineapple Core Slicer
  • Butter Cream Frosting
  • Mini Bundt Pan

Instructions

  1. Core 2 Fresh Pineapples with a Core Slicer.
  2. Once you have removed the sliced pineapples squeeze the remaining juices from the pineapple into a measuring cup. Repeat this with the 2nd pineapple until you have reached 1 cup.
  3. Prepare the cake mix according to the direct EXCEPT replace the water with the fresh squeezed pineapple juice.
  4. Spray a mini bundt pan with cooking spray.
  5. Cut and insert the pineapple slices to fit at the bottom of the bundt pan. Top with cake mix.
  6. Bake at 350 Degrees for 25 Minutes or until you can stick a toothpick clean through. The tops should be light brown.
  7. Let cool and then gently push down at the tops of the mini cakes to release them from the sides of the pan. Gently slide them out of the pan onto a cooling rack.
  8. Melt 1/4 – 1/2 a container of buttercream frosting in a separate bowl. Top each of the cakes with as much frosting as you wish. Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream or with whipped cream. Enjoy!

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Heather Pepperdine (@TheFlipFlopWife)

Saturday 6th of August 2016

Brilliant use of mini bundt pans!

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