Fast, easy, delicious and pretty, this upside down cake is freaking fantastic. Dense, cinnamony hunks of apple, crunchy from the outside and ridiculously moist inside.
It’s perfect for any time of day, everything from the brunch, to an afternoon snack to a warm and comforting dessert, I also like to make it to bring to a party or get together.
Enjoy this cake cold from the fridge, at room temperature or warm, with or without ice cream and/or lightly sweetened whipped cream (Chantilly).
- 2 Apple
- 2 tbsp Lemon juice
- 2 tbsp Brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- 2 Egg
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- 1/2 cup Oil
- 1 cup All-purpose flour
- 1 tsp Baking powder
- 1/4 cup Walnut - or pecans, chopped (optional – I didn’t use them in this one)
- 2 tbsp Confectioners' sugar - (optional)
- Peel, core and chop apples into 1-inch chunks and add lemon juice asap to avoid getting dark. Toss the chopped apples with brown sugar and cinnamon and set aside.
- Whisk together all batter ingredients in a Mixing Bowl until just combined.
- Then mix the Baking Powder.
- Preheat the oven to 375F (190C).
- Spray a nonstick Tube Cake Pan with Cooking Spray thoroughly.
- Pour the mix of chopped apples into the prepared Tube Cake pan and them the batter.
- Bake for about 30-45 min or until the cake is lightly golden and a toothpick or Cake Tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Cool completely before running a knife between cake and pan, and unmolding onto a platter. Unmolding hot can crumble everything.
- Optional: To decorate Drizzle all over your cake. Using a fine sieve, dust with Confectioners' sugar. Or Mix confectioners sugar with enough boiling water to make a runny glaze.
- Cake can be served warm, cold or room temperature, with or without lightly sweetened whipped cream and/or vanilla ice cream.
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