Pineapple Upside Down Fudge

Pineapple Upside Down Fudge

With the taste of pineapple upside down cake captured in rich, opulent fudge, this dish is a playful take on the classic delicacy. The tartness of the pineapple and cherries counterbalances the sweetness of the fudge. With just five ingredients and no baking needed, this recipe is simple to prepare on the stovetop or in a slow cooker.

Recipe by:sarah pyle


The proportions of chocolate chips to sweetened condensed milk in this recipe are the same for all types of fudge. For s’mores fudge, mix semi-sweet chocolate chips with marshmallows and crumbled graham crackers. Alternatively, use strawberry cake mix and add freeze-dried strawberries to the mixture. There are countless options.


  1. 14-ounce can Condensed milk with added sweetness
  2. Half a cup of yellow cake mix
  3. 2.1/2 cups of chocolate chips, white
  4. Chopped Candied Pineapple, 3/4 cup
  5. Remove the 18 Maraschino cherry stems and chop them in half.


  • Using parchment paper, line a 9 x 9 baking pan. If preferred, mist with cooking spray.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine cake mix, sweetened condensed milk, and white chocolate chips.
  • Cook while whisking over medium heat until The blend is smooth and melting.
  • Add the chopped candied pineapple and stir.
  • Pour the fudge into the baking dish lined with parchment.
  • Incorporate the cherry halves firmly into the fudge blend. You can leave the cherries on top or use a knife to twirl them into the fudge.
  • Let cool for two hours in the refrigerator or overnight at room temperature, then cut into 36 pieces, about 1 1/2 inches each.


  • Slow Cooking Technique: In a slow cooker, combine cake mix, white chocolate chips, and sweetened condensed milk. Cook over low heat, stirring now and then, for one hour, or until all the ingredients are smooth and melted. After turning off the heat, whisk in the chopped candied pineapple. Pour the fudge into a baking dish fitted with paper. As directed above, press the cherry and cut


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