Camp Pineapple Upside Down Cake Foil Packets

These Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Foil Packets are an old-fashioned favorite made easier with a shortcake dessert shell and then prepared into foil packets for a fun camping treat!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 257kcal



  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 whole pineapple ring
  • 1 whole maraschino cherry
  • 1 whole shortcake dessert shell
  • vanilla ice cream for serving optional


  • Tear off a 12×12-inch square of nonstick aluminum foil.
  • Mound the brown sugar and butter in the center, followed by the pineapple slice and maraschino cherry. Top with the dessert shell, flat side up.
  • Fold in the sides of the foil and seal to form the packet.
  • Grill for 12-13 minutes over medium-high heat.
  • To serve, flip the cakes over. Top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Foil Packets

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, BBQ
Keyword Camping Recipes


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