PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

1/2 c. shortening
3 eggs
2 t. baking powder
2 t. vanilla
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. sugar
2 c. sifted cake flour
1/2 t. salt
3/4 cup cold water
5 pineapple slices
5 cherries

Cream shortening; add sugars and eggs; beat well. Sift dry ingredients and combine the vanilla and water. Alternately add dry and liquid blending until smooth. Grease and flour a 9 X 9 pan then sprinkle with brown sugar. Arrange pineapple slices in the pan, placing a cherry in the center of each. Spread the cake batter evenly over the slices, then bake at 350* F. 40 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before turning upside down on a platter.