Pineapple upside down cupcakes are a delicious twist on the classic pineapple upside down cake. These cupcakes are made with a moist and fluffy pineapple cake base, topped with a rich and sticky pineapple glaze.
Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes
½C sweet cream butter, melted
1 ½ C light brown sugar
24 maraschino cherries
1 can crushed pineapple, 20 oz
1 package, 18.25 oz pineapple cake mix
3 large eggs
1 ½ C pineapple juice
½ C canola oil
1Tbsp powdered sugar, garnish
How to Make Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes
Position the oven rack in the middle of the oven.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prep muffin cups with nonstick baking spray.
Add one teaspoon of melted butter in each of the muffin cups,
Top the melted butter with one tablespoon of light brown sugar.
Position one maraschino cherry in the center of the light brown sugar in each
of the muffin cups.
Use a tablespoon measuring spoon to measure out the crushed pineapple. (Heaping
With the back of a spoon push down the crushed pineapple into the maraschino
cherry/ brown sugar layer.
Add the pineapple cake mix to a mixer bowl. Mix in the eggs, pineapple juice,
and oil with an electric mixer set on low until the cake mix is just moistened.
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