Plum upside down cake

If you want to make a simple cake with excellent presentation, we suggest this delicious plum upside down cake. It's an excellent choice if you going to invite your friends for snack!

Plum upside down cake on a plate

We like to add a little cinnamon to this cake, we think the cinnamon aroma matches perfectly with the caramelized plum, besides that, gives a slight color to the cake. Regarding the plum, we like to caramelize the plum with the peel, in our opinion the cake stays more flavorful and with a more pleasant look. Bon appetit!!!

Caramelized plum cake slice on a plate

INGREDIENTS FOR THIS RECIPE

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

Granulated sugar
Eggs
All-purpose flour
Lemon zest
Red plums
Cinnamon powder
Baking powder

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

HOW TO MAKE PLUM UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

Step 1: Wash the plums, cut them into halves and remove the seed.

Step 2: Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Caramelize a round cake pan with sugar and place on the bottom of the pan the plums cut into halves.

Step 3: Beat the sugar, the eggs and the lemon zest and then the cinnamon. Finally, beat the flour mixed with the baking powder.

Step 4: Pour the mixture into the cramelized pan and bake for about 35 minutes.

Step 5: Unmold the cake onto a plate, let cool and serve!

Plum upside down cake

Plum upside down cake on a plate

If you want to make a simple cake with excellent presentation, we suggest this delicious plum upside down cake. It's an excellent choice if you going to invite your friends for snack!

(2 votes, 5.00 out of 5)


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Category: Breakfast, Cakes, Recipes
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Servings:: 14 slices
Prep Time: 25 m
Cook Time: 35 m
Total Time: 60 m
Ingredients: cinnamon, eggs, flour, lemon, plum, sugar

Ingredients

  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 6 red plums
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 200 grams (about 1 cup) granulated sugar to caramelize
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

Directions

  1. Wash the plums, cut them into halves and remove the seed.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Pour 200 grams (about 1 cup) sugar in a round cake pan (22 x 7 centimeters (8 2/3 x 2 3/4 inches)). Place the cake pan on the stove over low heat until the sugar caramelize (go turning the cake pan until stays completely caramelized). Turn off the heat and place on the bottom of the cake pan the plums cut into halves.
  3. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous texture. Add the cinnamon powder and beat for 2 to 3 minutes until it's nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy dough.
  4. Pour the mixture into the cramelized pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  5. When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool completely and serve.
Plum upside down cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 14 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 175
Total Fat 2 g(2%)
Saturated Fat 0.5 g(3%)
Cholesterol 58 mg(19%)
Sodium 23 mg(1%)
Total Carbohydrate 38 g(14%)
Protein 3.5 g
 

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