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Rhubarb Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

Rhubarb Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

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"Not your typical rhubarb cake! The pineapple and marshmallows add a little twist! It'll be eaten up in a flash!"

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Original recipe makes 15 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 20 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the pineapple, rhubarb, white sugar, brown sugar, gelatin, and marshmallows. Pour evenly in the bottom of the prepared pan. In the same bowl, prepare the cake mix according to package directions, substituting the reserved pineapple juice for the as much water in the recipe as you can. pour over the fruit, and spread evenly.
  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Invert the cake onto a serving platter while still warm, or cut into pieces, and turn upside-down when serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 16, 2006

This is a delicious recipe! I was a little worried about the rhubarb being fully cooked so I went a head & poached it in boiling water for 10 minutes to make sure it was soft. (I had a pie not turn out so great before when I didn't know about poaching rhubarb.) This cake is beautiful! Some of the topping stuck to the bottom of the pan when I flipped it over but it came off easy & I just spread it right back on top of the cake. I also garnished the cake with pineapple rings since this is for Nana's 85th birthday. Thanks for the great recipe! A Keeper!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 21, 2014

I did not care for this at all. It has a strange taste to it.


28 Ratings

May 09, 2008

I tried the white cake mix and did not care much for it so next time I made the cake with yellow cake mix. It turned out great. You will have to try it yourself and see what you think. All and all, great recipe.

May 23, 2008

Absoltuely delicious. Make sure you chop the rhubarb so that it is cooks while the cake bakes. 1hour is too long, it was done in 45 minutes.

Mar 04, 2008

My whole family loved this - even better than traditional pineapple upside-down cake. I used what rhubarb we had, which ended up being about 2 cups instead of 3, and found that 1 hour at 350 was a little much. Next time I'll try 1 hour at 325 or 50 minutes at 350.

May 26, 2008

This is very good. I used a yellow cake mix as suggested by another reviewer and it turned out great! Everyone enjoyed it. Very flavorful. Great recipe for rhubarb! The pineapple adds an extra nice touch!

Jun 24, 2007

De-lish! My brother-in-law loves this recipe. Didn't use as much rhubarb and used a bigger box of gelatin b/c it's all I had. Good stuff!

Jun 08, 2007

definitely a keeper!!!!!! Had a lot of requests for the recipe...many didn't realize it was rhubarg.


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  • Calories
  • 270 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 57.7 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 261 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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