Coconut Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes


Enjoy a taste of island living with these Coconut Pineapple Upside Down Cakes. Flavored with coconut rum, brown sugar and pineapple juice, these pineapple upside down cupcakes offer a little escape to paradise. Use the mega muffin pan to make several cakes for a luau party, summer shower or indoor beach party!
Makes: About 24 cupcakes
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Prepare mega muffin pan with vegetable pan spray.

Step 2

Drain pineapple slices, reserving ½ cup juice.

Step 3

In medium bowl, stir together butter and brown sugar. Divide evenly among cavities. Cut each pineapple slice into eight pieces. Divide pineapple among cavities, 3-4 in each.

Step 4

In large bowl, beat cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, coconut rum, and pineapple juice with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Scrape bowl. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Divide batter evenly among cavities, pouring over pineapple slices. Nonalcholic Substitution: Substitute pineapple juice for coconut rum.

Step 5

Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Rotate pan halfway through baking. Cool cupcakes in pan on cooling grid 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on grid.

Top each with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry if desired.

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sliced pineapple

1 can sliced pineapple (20 oz)

Favorite Yellow Cake Mix or Recipe

1 package Favorite Yellow Cake Mix or Recipe (15.25 oz)

Eggs

3 Eggs

vegetable oil

1/3 cup vegetable oil

light rum

1/2 cup light rum (Coconut flavored)

butter (1 stick), melted

1/2 cup butter (1 stick), melted

light brown sugar

1 cup light brown sugar

Whipped Cream

Whipped Cream (for garnish, optional)

Maraschino cherries

Maraschino cherries (for garnish. optional)

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