Plum Upside Down Cake

Aurora McBee


Created as a way to use up an abundance of plums. The flavor combination is good!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
35 Min


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small fresh plums, peeled and pitted
1/2 c
brown sugar, packed
1/4 c
butter, melted
1 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 c
1 tsp
fresh lemon zest
1 tsp
lemon extract, or lemon juice
2 tsp
almond extract

How to Make Plum Upside Down Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350*.
  • 2Mix together brown sugar and melted butter. Spread into the bottom of a 9" cake pan. Place plum pieces on top of brown sugar mixture.
  • 3Beat eggs and granulated sugar until thick and lemon colored. Add milk, lemon zest, and both extracts.
  • 4In a second bowl mix together dry ingredients. Add to egg mixture. Mix well.
  • 5Pour batter over plums.
  • 6Bake 30-35 minutes until browned and a toothpick inserted in the center is removed clean.
  • 7Let cool 5-10 minutes and invert onto a plate.

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About Plum Upside Down Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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