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Pineapple Upside-down Strawberry Shortcake

Updated on September 13, 2014


5 stars from 1 rating of Pineapple upside down, Strawberry shortcake

Pineapple up-side down, strawberry short cake

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: 9 servings


  • 1 1/4 cup flour, all purpose
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Mixing Ingredients

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Use the Fruit topping ingredients below as follows. Heat 1/4 cup butter/margarine in the microwave. Pour melted butter in a 9x1/2 inch round pan. Sprinkle 1/2 cup brown sugar over the melted butter.
  2. Drain the pineapple slices. Place 1 pineapple in the center of the pan. Cut remaining slices in half and arrange around the center slice. Arrange pecans around center slice. In a large mixing bowl, beat together all cake ingredients on low speed for 30 seconds. On high speed, continue beating for 3 minutes.
  3. Pour batter over the top of the arranged pineapple slices. Bake cake until center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Invert onto a heatproof plate and allow to cool.
  4. Serve warm as follows. In your serving bowl place sweetened sliced strawberries in the bottom of the bowl. Place cake on top of the sweetened sliced strawberries. Serve with whipped cream or a scoop of ice-cream as shown above, if desired.


Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 390
Calories from Fat135
% Daily Value *
Fat 15 g23%
Saturated fat 4 g20%
Carbohydrates 60 g20%
Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 4 g8%
Cholesterol 25 mg8%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Fruit Topping

1/4 cup butter or margarine if you prefer

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1-can 8 1/4 oz. sliced pineapples

  • handful of pecans
  • container of sweetened sliced strawberries
  • Whipping Cream or Ice Cream is optional.


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    • Susan Guinn profile image

      Susan Guinn 2 years ago from Florida

      Thanks Peachppurple, it is awesome. Next month is my sons birthday and he loves NY cheesecake, so that will be next on my agenda.

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      peachy 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i have never try pineapple cake, must try this

    • Randall Guinn profile image

      Randall Guinn 3 years ago from Pinellas Park, Florida

      This is really good!