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Slow Cooker Pineapple Upside Down Cake
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Slow Cooker Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Slow Cooker Pineapple Upside Down Cake is super easy to make in a crock pot using a box of cake mix. A very sweet cake with plenty of pineapple flavor.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 334kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple rings in juice, liquid reserved
  • 1 small jar maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • Vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box


  • Spray bottom of a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • Mix together the brown sugar and butter and spread on bottom of slow cooker.
  • Arrange pineapple rings on top of brown sugar mixture. Place a cherry in the middle of each pineapple ring as well as in any gaps between rings.
  • Add enough water to the reserved pineapple juice to measure 1 cup. Use it in place of the water called for on the box of cake mix. Make cake mix according to box directions.
  • Pour batter on top of pineapple rings. Cover slow cooker and cook on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Remove slow cooker insert and place on a cooling rack for 15 minutes.
  • Invert cake onto a serving plate.


Calories: 334kcal