Upside Down Pear & Plum cake

1
Christy Perry

By
@Cdrake

Love upside down cakes, especially when I get to use my cast iron skillet to bake it ;)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    molasses
  • 1 lg. can(s)
    pears, (drained)
  • 1 sm. can(s)
    plums, (drained)
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 2/3 c
    brown sugar, (i use 1/2 white)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs, (room temperature)
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 c
    yoghurt, or buttermilk

How to Make Upside Down Pear & Plum cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Melt butter in a 10-12 inch cast iron, (or heavy ovenproof), skillet over low heat. Add 3/4 c. sugar & 1/4 c. molasses to pan & stir. Place fruit in pan trying not to leave large spaces. Cook over low heat while you prepare the cake.
  2. Cake: beat 1 stick butter & 2/3 c. sugar until light & fluffy. Mix in vanilla & eggs. Combine flour & baking powder, salt & cinnamon, then add alternately with yogurt to the butter/sugar mixture , until well blended. Spoon batter to cover fruit. Bake at 375F. for 25-35 minutes depending on pan size. Look for it to bubble & be light tan. Wait 5 minutes & invert to serving platter. I used a foil lined pizza pan. Serves 10.

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About Upside Down Pear & Plum cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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