Pineapple Upside-Down Cake


Preparation info

  • Serves

    8 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

By Cheryl Day and Griffith Day

Published 2015

  • About

You can make upside-down cakes with all kinds of fruit, but you just can’t beat our take on the classic. We make it in a cast-iron skillet and add bourbon to the salted-caramel pineapple topping. Sprinkle in almonds for added flavor and texture.


For the Caramel Pineapple Topping

  • 1 pineapple
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup


Preheat the oven to 350°F.

To prepare the pineapple: Slice off the top and bottom of the pineapple to create easy-to-manage flat surfaces. Stand the pineapple up and slice the skin away in long strips following the contours of the fruit, making sure to remove all of the brown e