What culture is pineapple upside down cake from?

Actually just looked this one up. surprisingly its from the United States in the 30's Jim Dole had a contest for pineapple cake as he over planted his pineapple crop and canned 90% of it. From that he received over 2500 pineapple cake recipes. Pineapple Upside Down were some of them; then Jim Dole became Dole's