Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Linda Griffith

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@sothernladee

I saw this recipe in yesterdays paper and it sounded like something that would be good to share with you all. I am going to try it this weekend though and will put up a picture. This picture is from The Joy of Baking


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE

1 1/2 c
fresh cranberries
2 Tbsp
chopped walnuts
1 tsp
grated orange zest
1/2 c
butter, softened and divided
1/2 c
dark brown sugar, packed
2 Tbsp
fresh squeezed orange juice
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powdr
1 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 large
egg
1 c
buttermilk

FOR THE GLAZE

1 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
melted butter
2 Tbsp
freshly squeezed orange juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a nine inch square or 9 or 10 inch round baking pan with cooking spray and dust with flour
2
In a small bowl, combine cranberries, walnuts and orange zest. In a small saucepan melt 2 Tbs. of butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, orange juice and cinnamon. Cook for 3 minutes; stirring constantly. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with cranberry mixture
3
Whisk flour, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl.
4
In a large mixing bowl with electric mixer set on medium, beat granulated sugar and remaining butter until creamy. Mix in buttermilk, eggs and vanilla into flour mixture. Blend well. spoon over the top of the cranberries.
5
Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 minutes Invert onto a rack to finish cooling Beat glaze ingredients and pour on top of cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts