Venango County Recipe of the Day: Mary’s Breakfast Upside-Down Cake

| January 19, 2018

A recipe submitted by Mary! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Mary’s Breakfast Upside-Down Cake


1 pkg. blueberry muffin mix
1 – ¼ oz. pkg. quick-rise yeast
1 regular size can pineapple slices
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
4 maraschino cherries, halved
Fresh blueberries


~Preheat oven to 350°.

~Rinse and drain blueberries from muffin mix; set aside.

~Place muffin mix and yeast in a large bowl; set aside.

~Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a measuring cup. Set pineapple aside. Add enough water to juice to measure 2/3 cup. Pour into saucepan; heat to 120°-130°. Add to muffin mix; stir just until moistened. Beat in the egg. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.

~Combine brown sugar and butter; pour into a greased 9″ round baking pan.

~Cut each pineapple slice in half; arrange over brown sugar mixture. Tuck cherries into pineapple. Spoon half of the batter over pineapple. Sprinkle with reserved blueberries. Spread with remaining batter.

~Bake for 40-45 minutes. Immediately invert onto a serving plate.

~Cool completely. Garnish with fresh blueberries.

Submitted by Mary Wagner.

Venango County Recipe of the Day is Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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