Aroma's Pineapple Paradise Upside-Down Cake

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
50 minutes


  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large egg
  • 1 (20oz) can pineapple ring
  • 2 ½ cup cake flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 9 maraschino cherry


  1. Combine sugar, brown sugar, and softened butter in a large mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy.
  2. Add eggs to the mixture and continue beating until well mixed.
  3. Beat in the pineapple juice from the can of pineapple rings.
  4. Gradually add the flour mixture to the bowl, beating at low speed and scraping the sides of the bowl often until well mixed.
  5. Arrange the pineapple rings in the inner pot, and if desired, place a cherry in the center and between each pineapple ring.
  6. Pour the cake mixture over the arranged pineapple rings in the inner pot.
  7. Close the lid and cook with the CAKE function.
  8. Once the cooking cycle is complete, carefully remove the inner pot.
  9. Place a plate over the inner pot, then flip the pot to carefully turn the warm cake out onto the plate.
  10. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream!