Preparation / Directions:
Mix shortening, butter and brown sugar all together in a greased 8x8x2" pan. Place on low heat, until mixture is blended and bubbly. Arrange pineapple sliced on mixture, putting the cherries in centers of pineapple slices. Let Stand.
Sift dry ingredients into bowl. Put in shortening, add milk and vanilla. Beat 150 stokes, or 2 minutes on electric mixer. Add egg, and beat until blended well. Pour batter over pineapple mixture in cake pan. Bake at 375 deg. F for 30-40 minutes or until done. Loosen cake from sides of pan, with knife, then turn out upside down. Serve warm, or cold. With or without whipped cream, or ice cream.
* You may double recipe for 9x12" pan.