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Nanny's Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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This cake is so moist and looks so pretty on the table.

Ingredients

6 pineapple slices
6 maraschino
1 cup chopped walnuts, divided
1 package (18-1/4 ounces) white cake mix

Instructions

Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan. Place pineapple slices around the bottom of pan. Place a maraschino cherry in the center of each pineapple slice. Sprinkle 1/2 cup walnuts over the pineapple and cherries. Set aside. Prepare cake mix according to package directions; spoon cake mix batter over pineapple, cherry and nut layer. Sprinkle rest of walnuts over cake mix batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center, comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack to cool completely. Makes 10 servings.

Kay Davis
Milan



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