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How to make a Pineapple Upside Down Cake in the microwave.

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One of the first cake recipes I learned to make using the TupperWave® Stack Cooker was the Pineapple Upside Down Cake and I have never made it any other way since.

This recipe is so easy even the kids can do this!

Serves 8 – 10 people.

How to make a Pineapple Upside Down Cake in the microwave.

Course: DessertDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 Tbsp butter

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1 can (8 oz) sliced pineapple

  • maraschino cherries

  • 1 pkg (18.25 oz) yellow or pineapple cake mix batter, prepared according to package, reduce water to 1 cup


  • In the TupperWave® Stack Cooker 3 quart casserole with cone in center, melt butter and brown sugar in the microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  • Place pineapple slices around cone. Place a cherry in each pineapple slice center and in between slices of pineapple.
  • Pour prepared cake batter over the pineapple and cherries.
  • Place cover inverted on microwave floor or turntable. Place casserole in microwave on the cover and microwave on high power for 10-12 minutes, rotating disk 1/4 turn every 2 minutes if you don’t have a turntable. Cake should be slightly moist on top.
  • Remove from microwave and let stand for 5-10 minutes before turning out.
  • Invert onto serving dish.

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