Hawaiian Pineapple Upside Down Cake

The additions of coconut, banana, and macadamia nuts take this dessert staple on a tropical getaway.

Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Pour the melted butter into a 9x13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle the brown sugar evenly over the butter. Arrange 8 pineapple rings in two rows...


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 8 canned sliced pineapple rings (drain and reserve juice)
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut, divided
  • 2 canned sliced pineapple rings, chopped
  • 12 maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup reserved pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix

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