Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes


The classic pineapple upside down cake gets a fun breakfast twist in these pineapple upside down pancakes.- I’m always up for dessert for breakfast!  Bring it on!!!  I saw this recipe on Facebook and I KNEW I had to try it!!

Here’s the recipe!

Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes
Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 5-6 servings
Sweet fruit meets fluffy's a crowd pleaser!
  • ½ cup. butter, divided
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 (20 oz.) can of pineapple slices
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 2 Tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 Tablespoons baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2½ cups milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • maraschino cherries
  1. Preheat griddle to 350 degrees
  2. In a large saute pan over medium heat, melt ¼ cup butter and add brown sugar. Add pineapple rings and cook until caramelized.
  3. In mixing bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. In a small bowl add milk, sugar and vanilla.
  5. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until just combined and no lumps.Add the other ¼ cup melted butter and mix well.
  6. Grease griddle and use ⅓ cup measuring cup to portion out batter. Place pineapple rings in the center and press down- add cherry.
  7. Flip when bubbles appear on top.
  8. Serve pineapple side up and drizzle with remaining brown sugar glaze or use maple syrup.

 If you try them, be sure to let me know if you liked them!!!


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  1. Sue Mackey says:

    They do look yummy and are pretty, too.

  2. I love pineapple upside down cake. Will have to add this to my next brunch menu. Thanks for sharing this week!