Pineapple Upside-Down Dump Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Dump Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home

  • Total Time: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours + standing
  • Makes: 10 servings


  • 3/4 cup butter, divided
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits or crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional


  • In a microwave, melt 1/2 cup butter; stir in brown sugar. Spread evenly onto bottom of a greased 5-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with cherries and pecans; top with pineapple. Sprinkle evenly with dry cake mix. Melt remaining butter; drizzle over top.
  • Cook, covered, on high for about 2 hours, until fruit mixture is bubbly. (To avoid scorching, rotate slow-cooker insert a half turn midway through cooking, lifting carefully with oven mitts.)
  • Turn off slow cooker; let stand, uncovered, 30 minutes before serving. If desired, serve with ice cream


SOURCE: Taste of Home

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