Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot

Get ready for a taste of summer with our Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot - a sweet and tangy twist on the classic cake, all in a single shot glass.
pineapple upside down cake shot


Serve your pineapple upside down cake shots in standard shot glasses

  • 1 oz vanilla vodka
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz grenadine
  • Whipped cream and a cherry for garnish

Tools & Equipment

How to Make

  1. Chill your shot glasses in the freezer for at least 10 minutes.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add 1 oz of vanilla vodka, 1 oz of pineapple juice, and 1/2 oz of grenadine.
  3. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for about 10 seconds.
  4. Strain the pineapple upside down cake shot into your chilled shot glasses.
  5. Top each shot with a dollop of whipped cream and a cherry.
  6. Serve and enjoy!


The Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot is a fun and delicious cocktail that is said to have originated in New Orleans, Louisiana. The drink is said to have been created as a variation of the classic pineapple upside down cake dessert, which is typically made with pineapples, cherries, brown sugar, and butter.

The shot is made by combining pineapple juice, vanilla vodka, and grenadine syrup, which gives it a sweet and fruity flavor that is reminiscent of the popular dessert. There are many variations of this shot, with some recipes adding coconut rum, amaretto, or even a splash of lime juice to give it an extra kick.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot History Variations

Since its creation, the Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot has become a popular choice for parties and gatherings, and many bartenders have put their own spin on the classic recipe. Some variations include using cake-flavored vodka, adding a sprinkle of cinnamon, or even using a torch to caramelize the pineapple garnish.

Whether you’re a fan of fruity cocktails or just looking for a fun and unique shot to try, the Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot is definitely worth a taste!

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