Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake


Fruity and creamy! Just oh so delicious!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 55 mins
8 servings


  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted, divided

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans pineapple slices, drained well

  • 7 maraschino cherries, drained and stemmed

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup sour cream

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 3 eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Mix 2 tablespoons butter and brown sugar together in a 9-inch round cake pan until blended; spread mixture to evenly cover bottom of pan. Top with pineapple slices; place 1 cherry in the center of each slice.

  3. Combine graham cracker crumbs, 3 tablespoons white sugar, and remaining 3 tablespoons butter in a small bowl; mix well. Press over pineapple slices.

  4. Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup white sugar in a bowl until blended. Add sour cream and vanilla extract; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time; mix on low speed after each addition until blended. Pour into cake pan.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the center is almost set, 55 minutes to 1 hour.

  6. Run a knife around the inside edge of pan to loosen cake. Allow to cool completely, about 30 minutes. Invert onto a serving plate; remove pan. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

631 Calories
44g Fat
51g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 631
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 44g 56%
Saturated Fat 27g 133%
Cholesterol 191mg 64%
Sodium 407mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 111mg 9%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 186mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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