CRANBERRY UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

Cranberry Upside Down Cake Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Marlene York

By
@atlantam48

The original recipe came out of a magazine I procurred many, many years ago. I've altered it slightly by adding orange zest, orange juice and replacing vanilla extract with almond extract. I think it's a nice addition to a holiday table.

Don't throw away those fresh unused cranberries. Wash and pick through them, dry them, lay them out on a small pan and freeze them. When they're frozen, toss into a freezer bag and you have cranberries for muffins.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 c
    fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped
  • 1 c
    pecans or walnuts, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    granulated sugar, divided
  • Zest
    from 1 orange
  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour, sifted
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract

How to Make CRANBERRY UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Spray a 9" springform pan well with non-stick cooking spray. Cover bottom of pan with aluminum foil and set on small cookie sheet. Set aside.
  2. FOR THE TOPPING:

    NOTE: If using frozen cranberries, thaw before using.

    In a small bowl, combine chopped cranberries, nuts, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and orange zest. Press into bottom of spring form pan. Set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    FOR THE CAKE:

    In mixer on medium speed, combine eggs, melted butter, fresh orange juice and 1 cup granulated sugar. Add flour, salt and almond extract. Mix until smooth. Batter will be somewhat thick.
  4. Spread batter over cranberry-nut mixture. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool upright for 15 minutes on wire rack. Invert onto cake plate. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

Printable Recipe Card

About CRANBERRY UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #holiday, #Cranberry




Show 1 Comment & Review

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Store-bought frosting is convenient and easy but making homemade buttercream icing is just as simple and super tasty. Thick and dense with a silky texture, this American buttercream recipe is...

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We love us some pound cakes, the mouth-watering amazingness is always worth the extra time on the treadmill. Here are some of our favorites!