Moist upside-down apple cake

Moist Upside-down Apple Cake Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I don't remember where I got this recipe, but I know I've had it for over 20 yrs and have made it every Fall. It's a very moist cake that encompasses the flavors of Autumn.
It is really good w/ either a scoop of ice cream, or whipped cream.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
9
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    butter, cut into cubes
  • 1/3 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 6 small
    red apples, halved, cored, remove stems
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 c
    fat-free milk
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Moist upside-down apple cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350. Spray a 9 x 9 x 2 baking pan w/ cooking spray. Place 1/3 cup butter in pan, place pan in oven, until butter melts. Remove pan from oven and sprinkle the brown sugar over the melted butter, stir. Arrange 9 apple halves over butter/brown sugar mix, pressing down slightly. Make sure to place the apples cut-side down. Bake for 10-15 min, or until bubbly. Peel remaining apples and coarsely shred. Set aside. In lg bowl, combine flours, sugar, baking powder, ginger and cinnamon. Add shredded apple, milk, 1/4 cup butter, egg and vanilla. Beat w/ mixer on low. Beat 1 min w/ mixer on medium. Spoon mix over baked apples, spreading evenly. Bake 35 min, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen edges and invert onto a plate or platter. Spoon any left-over topping over cake.

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About Moist upside-down apple cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts




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