Almond and Apple Upside Down Cake

Almond and Apple Upside Down Cake


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Upside down cakes are easy to make and have quite a dramatic presentation. So much better than premade cake mix.

kate Queensland, Australia

Makes: 1 cake

  • For the apples
  • 60g softened butter
  • 160g brown sugar
  • 3 granny smith apples, peeled and cored
  • For the cake
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 180g butter, softened
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 egg whites
  • 75g almond meal
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 180 self-raising flour, sifted

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. Grease and line a 24cm cake tin. Beat the butter and brown sugar until light and spread over the base of the tin. Cut the apples into eighths and lay evenly over the sugar mixture.
  2. For the cake:

  3. Beat the butter and sugar until light. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then mix in the egg whites. Gently stir in the almond meal and spices then fold in the flour.
  4. Pour the mixture over the apples and bake at 170 degrees C for 40-50 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.
  5. Cool in the pan for a few minutes, then tip the cake out so the caramelised apples are on the top.

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I followed the recipe and it turned out beautifully. Quite a bit of work involved. - 28 Nov 2015

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