Oct 1, 2011

Plum Upside Down Cake

Upside down cakes are mostly prepared with pineapple/peach/plum/cranberry/pear/apple..etc. It is tasty & lovely in appearance. The more we are careful in arrange the fruits, the more lovely the cake would be. Bake and fall in love with decorating !!


3 Plums
1/2 cup Brown sugar
1/2 cup Granulated sugar
1 cup Flour
1 Egg
1 tsp Vanilla
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1/3 tsp Baking soda
1/2 tsp Cinnamon powder
4 tbsp plus 3 tbsp Butter
1/2 cup Milk
1 tsp Lime juice
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 cup Orange juice 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9 inch cake pan with butter. Cut the  plums & arrange in the pan. The more carefully & creative you arrange the plums, the end result will be more lovely.  
  3. Sieve flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder, salt together & keep aside
  4. Take a sauce pan, melt 4 tbsp butter & add brown sugar. Mix until well combined.
    Take off from heat & keep aside for 2 min & then pour evenly in the cake pan & on the arranged plums.
  5.       Make a solution of milk & lime juice.
  6.       In an electric mixer, beat 3 tbsp butter, granulated sugar & egg. Add the milk & lime juice solution (4)  vanilla essence & orange juice into the mixer & mix till smooth.
  7. Add the sieved dry ingredients little by little & beat.  
  8. Transfer the batter evenly into the cake pan.
  9. Keep in the middle oven rack for 30 to 35 min
  10. When its tested with a tooth pick or any testers & it comes out clean, take out the cake pan & allow it to cool for some time.
  11. Place a plate which is more than 9 inch on top of the cake pan & turn it upside down.
    Carefully take off the cake pan and the lovely & delicious plum upside down cake is ready ! 

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Vardhini said...

Upside down cake looks delicious. I recently posted apple upside down cake. Thx for linking to the event.

Event: Sinful Delights
Event: Stuffed Paratha

Teena Mary said...

Thanks a lot Vardhini !!

Ramya said...

your cake looks so lovely and reminds me for spring! thanks for linking with my event


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