- 1 box yellow cake mix
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup water
- 3 eggs
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup pineapple, cut into small chunks
- 12 maraschino cherries, cut in half
Heat oven to 350°F.
Spray 24 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat cake mix, oil, eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
In small bowl, stir together melted butter and brown sugar. Spoon 1 1/2 teaspoons butter mixture into each muffin cup. Top each with 2 pineapple pieces. Place cherry half, cut side up, in center of pineapple pieces. Spoon 1/4 cup batter into each cup.
Bake 18 to 21 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of cupcakes to loosen; invert onto a cookie sheet.
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