She Added a Twist to This Classic Cake by Using Muffin Tins and Made Epic Mini Desserts!

There is just something about individually-sized desserts that just makes them taste better. Just like this cherry pies in a jar recipe, Dole shares a twist on a classic the Pineapple Upside-Down Cake by making mini versions instead! Perfect for parties or the holidays, these pineapple upside-down minis are simple to make and so delicious.

Pineapple Upside-Down Mini Cakes Recipe Baked in Cupcake Tins.

These pineapple upside-down muffins are baked in muffin tins and they are so good you may want to have two. This recipe is so easy to make that kids will love making their personal pineapple upside-down mini cakes for dessert!

Watch this easy-to-make recipe for Pineapple Upside-Down Mini Cakes…



  • 2 cans (20 oz. each) DOLE® Pineapple Slices
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 9 maraschino cherries, sliced in half
  • 1 package (2-layer) yellow or pineapple-flavored cake mix

Watch the pineapple upside-down mini cakes video for directions and bake at 350° F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean. For extra pineapple flavor, don’t forget to use the leftover pineapple juice when preparing your cake mix. If you don’t have enough pineapple juice, simply add enough water or milk to get the perfect measure that your cake mix asks for.

Pineapple upside-down cake is a classic dessert but this recipe makes cute and personal pineapple upside-down muffins that are extra yummy. Don’t forget to serve them with ice cream!

Here are some of our favorite YouTube comments from the video, “DOLE® Pineapple Upside Down Minis | Dessert | Simple Recipes” by Dole Packaged Foods:

  1. “Wow!” – MyLifeasLola
  2. “Very nice video.” – ANDRE JOHNSON

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