In a large sauté pan over medium heat, melt 1/4 cup butter and the brown
sugar. Add the pineapple rings and cook until caramelized.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda
and salt together.
In a small bowl, combine and mix the milk, granulated sugar and vanilla
Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until just combined and no
Add the other 1/4 cup melted butter and mix well.
Lightly grease the preheated griddle and wipe away any excess oil. Using
a 1/3-cup measuring cup, portion out pancake batter onto the hot griddle.
Place a pineapple ring in the center of the batter, press down gently, and
add a Maraschino cherry to the center of each ring.
Allow the pancakes to cook until bubbles form along the top of the
batter. Flip and cook the other side until pancakes are golden brown and
Serve pineapple side-up and drizzle with the remaining brown-sugar
Serves 5 to 6 | Prep Time: 10 min | Total Time: 30 min