MR FOOD Confetti Upside-Down Cake

4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, melted
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
10 maraschino cherries, cut in half
1 can (15.25 ounces) fruit cocktail, drained
1 package (18.25 ounces) yellow cake mix
1 cup water
1/3 cup oil
3 eggs
2 tablespoons rainbow sprinkles


1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Coat a 9" x 13" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Add the melted butter to the baking dish and sprinkle with the brown sugar. Arrange the cherry halves evenly over the sugar and sprinkle with the drained fruit cocktail; set aside.

3. In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, water, oil and eggs according to the package directions. Stir in the sprinkles and pour into the baking dish.

4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

5. Let cake stand for 5 minutes; loosen gently with a knife and invert onto a serving platter.

jackie austin