How to Make Pineapple Upside-Down Cake | Get Cookin’ |

The beauty of a pineapple upside-down cake is how its base ends up being a tasty caramelized topping as soon as it's done and flipped. In this simple dish, that base is made with melted butter, , and cherry-studded – all organized under a layer of soft cake (made with boxed cake mix!) in a cast iron skillet. Unlike many other cakes, this one is nearly done once it runs out the oven because you can skip the frosting and embellishing steps. All you require is an excellent flip (do not fret– Nicole shows you how) and a little bit of whipped cream to top each slice.

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0:00 Intro
0:09 Make Cake Batter
0:45 Prepare Topping
1:24 Assemble & Bake!
1:41 The Flip
2:57 Taste Test

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  1. Okay, I’ve cried for the day. My husband that’s been 4 yrs passed , this was his favorite cake. I made it once a week for over 38 yrs.
    I hadn’t thought about it in awhile.
    Thank you for the memories. Made my day.

    Could you please make a Black Forest cake?? We use to get them from the Pizitz ( the department store) baker back in the day.

    1. You are an awesome wife to make that cake for him each week. Blessings to you as you continue on life’s adventure as a widow. I have been widowed for 16 years myself.

  2. My favorite chef! You make my favorite things pure awesomeness! 😋🤩👍🏼

  3. And upside pineapple cake is AMAAAAZING!!

    But I prefer mine warm!

  4. I always make my pineapple upside-down cake with a pineapple cake mix. Double the pineapple flavor.

  5. I gotta admit – I’m already intimidated by the upside down motion! I’m totally gonna make this for my mom, you make it look so damn easy! Wish me luck

  6. Nicole…your reactions to those perfect bites are a scream. You are so much fun and show some of the best ideas!

  7. One of my favorites. My Mom was in a mood for one years ago..realized only had chocolate cake mix. So she used the glaze, canned peaches with the cherries and chocolate cake mix. Was fantastic..just goes to show you can switch to other combo.

  8. Thanks for the recipe with easily available ingredients, I will try this recipe today.

  9. I’ve cooked almost exclusively with cast iron for years but the most I ever paid for any of it was about $40 for a 5 quart Dutch oven. My frying pans have become utterly smooth and non-stick with daily use over the years. I was curious about the Smithey brand you used in the demonstration. Recently I dropped my 20 year old 10 inch frying pan for which I originally paid about $5 and it shattered into pieces. I was devastated but I replaced it for about $35. I note that the Smithey version cost $160. Why is the Smithey so much more expensive? Part of the cast iron allure is that it is relatively inexpensive. All cast iron gets better over time; especially if it’s used every day like mine.

  10. One of my favorite desserts and you flipped it, girl! I love to indulge vicariously through you. Keep the delicious videos coming our way!

  11. That looks wonderful! For your next vintage dessert how about Boston Cream Pie? I love the taste but don’t have a clue how to make it.

  12. Vintage recipe request: Quick bread using None Such Mincemeat, classic original in the small box. I made one years ago and my friends went crazy over it but I don’t recall where I found the recipe. I’d love for you to do your magic with this one.

  13. Do you think the ingredients that you added to the box cake mix would work with a gluten-free box cake mix? Would it come out with the same consistency and texture? Or do you think it’ll just be a big old mess?

  14. Absolutely wonderful!!!
    What do we do if we don’t wanna use a boxed cake mix?

    1. I will look for a yellow cake recipe that isn’t too large. It should work fine.

  15. My Grandma (I’m 67) made this cake regularly. SO delicious. I’ll try this quick/easy version. Thanks!

  16. You must have read my mind… I’ve been thinking about making one of these in my electric skillet. I did it once or twice years ago but now I’m not sure what recipe I used. Pineapple Upside Down Cake IS definitely classic — and delicious! Thanks for the video!

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