1/4 c. unsalted butter, melted 1/2 c. packed brown sugar
1 20-oz. can pineapple rings in juice Cherries
FOR THE CAKE BATTER:
1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 c. unsalted butter, softened 1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. packed brown sugar 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/4 c. sour cream
1/4 c. pineapple juice (from can used for topping)
Preheat oven to 350° and grease a round 9″ cake pan.
Make topping: Mix butter with brown sugar and add to the prepared cake pan. Let mixture spread to the edges, then add 7 pineapple rings. Place cherries inside and in between pineapple slices.
Make batter: In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl using a hand mixer, cream butter with sugars. Beat in vanilla, and sour cream, then slowly beat in flour mixture and pineapple juice until just combined.
Spoon the batter over the pineapple, gently spreading out in an even layer. 5.Bake until the cake is golden and a toothpick comes out clean, about 35 minutes. 6.Remove from the oven, wait 5 minutes and flip the cake upside-down onto a serving platter. Wait 30 seconds more, then carefully lift the pan off. Let cool completely before slicing and serving.