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8/24/12

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes


Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

1 20-ounce can pineapple, crushed, or chopped up chunks
1/3 cup butter, melted
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1 yellow cake mix
1/2 cup vegetable oil (I use light olive oil)
3 eggs
pineapple juice (with added water, if needed) to equal 1 1/3 cups

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
Spray 24 muffin cups with non-stick spray. 
Drain canned pineapple, reserving liquid in a glass measuring cup. 
Combine butter and brown sugar. Evenly spoon mixture into muffin cups. 
Top with 1 tablespoon pineapple.
Place cake mix and eggs in large bowl. Add juice/water, and oil.
Beat for 30 seconds on low. Continue beating for an additional 2 minutes on medium. 
Divide batter among muffin cups. 
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. 
Allow to cool  in pan for 2 minutes and then invert onto serving platter.
Marvel at the gooey treats that await.
These freeze well.  

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15 comments:

  1. Holy crap, you're blogging! Welcome back!

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  2. These looks so yummy and I love the style of your recipe index!
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  4. YUM!! Those look sooooo good!!

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    Paula
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  5. These look so yummy! I love pineapple upside down cake!! I am a new follower to your blog! I would love for you to visit me and join my site as well! :)

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  6. These look funny but it made me giggle because I was thinking about making Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes just last week.

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  7. Mmmm I bought the cake mix Friday - great minds think alike ;)
    JoAnn

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  8. These look yummy and so easy! I'm pinning this right now. =)
    (www.marigoldmom.com)

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  9. Oooooh, one of my favs! Love the "personal" size! =)

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  10. I am confused ,wanted to make today and then read the instructions which call for butter combined with brown sugar .How much?Also do you mix the oil in the batter?

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    1. I fixed the recipe. You can also just make a yellow cake as directed on the box, and add the butter-brown sugar-pineapple mixture to the muffin pans. I am sorry for the confusion.

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    2. Thanks girl, back to the kitchen!

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