Dole’s crushed pineapple upside-down bundt cake recipe (1970)

Dole's crushed pineapple upside-down bundt cake recipe

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A tropical upside-down cake

Here’s a delicious pineapple upside-down bundt cake — an easy-to-make pound cake dessert with a crushed fruit glaze.

Dole's crushed pineapple upside-down bundt cake recipe

Dole's crushed pineapple upside-down bundt cake

Yield: 16 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes


  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 package pound cake mix
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Drain a can of Dole crushed pineapple. Reserve the liquid (syrup).
  2. Combine 1/2 cup drained pineapple, brown sugar, and 3 tablespoons each melted butter and pineapple syrup.
  3. Spoon into bundt pan.
  4. Prepare package of pound cake mix according to directions, but using pineapple syrup for liquid.
  5. Stir in lemon peel and vanilla and remaining crushed pineapple.
  6. Spoon into pan.
  7. Bake at 325 (F) for 60-65 minutes.
  8. Cool for 5 minutes, then invert.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 585Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 218mgSodium: 209mgCarbohydrates: 74gFiber: 1gSugar: 52gProtein: 8g

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