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Pineapple Upside Down Muffins

upside down cupcake
Pineapple upside down muffins are an incredible combination of flavors. They are great with a cup of coffee, tea, or milk. You will enjoy this snack with friends or family. Leave us a line and let us know what you think of the recipe.
Cooking Method
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 40 mins
Servings 12
Calories 313
Best Season Summer

We tried to make this as simple as possible, but you can adjust things accordingly. For example, some vanilla extract could be added if you have it on hand. 

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  • 12 teaspoons melted butter
  • 12 teaspoons brown sugar
  • cherries cut into 3 sections
  • 1 can pineapple slices and reserve the juices
  • 1 box of French Vanilla or the cake mix of your choice
  1. Preheat you oven to 350 degrees F or 180 C.

  2. Drop 1 tsp of butter into each muffin container followed by a tsp of brown sugar in each.

  3. Add the cherries into the middle and put the pineapple slices around them.

  4. Make the cake mix according to package instructions and add the pineapple juice and vegetable oil. Mix until well combined.

  5. Place the mixture over the ingredients in the tray until 3/4 full.

  6. Place them in the oven for 20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

  7. Let them cool and trim the tops so the sit flat.

  8. Run a knife along the edge of each muffin and flip them over onto a wire rack or plate.

  9. Serve and enjoy your pineapple upside down muffins.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories 313kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 63mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 44g15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

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David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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