Cranberry Upside Down Cake

1
Linda Griffith

By
@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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Cranberry Upside Down Cake

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.

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About Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Fruit Desserts




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