Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
This is one instance where we like to use canned fruit instead of the fresh stuff because those rings are oh so perfect and just screaming for maraschino cherries. But if you’ve got wicked knife skills, by all means, go ahead and slice and core a fresh pineapple to use. You might want to grab a friend when it comes time to invert: slow cooker inserts can be heavy and you’ll need to hold another plate to catch the cake when you invert it. We think pineapple’s intense sweetness acidity goes very nicely with something creamy and fatty like unsweetened whipped cream.