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Upside Down Plum Cake

 Upside Down Plum Cake
This cake is different with the addition of plums. It is fancy enough to serve to guests.—Robert Fallon, Sayville, New York
6-8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 7 tablespoons butter, softened and divided
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 3 to 4 plums, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Place 1 tablespoon butter in a 9-in. round baking pan. Put pan in a
  • preheated 350° oven to melt. Remove from oven and sprinkle with
  • 1/3 cup sugar Arrange plum slices in a circular pattern over sugar.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cream the remaining butter with
  • remaining sugar; beat in the egg. Combine flour, salt and baking
  • powder. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk and
  • vanilla, beating until smooth. Spread evenly over plums. Bake for 30
  • minutes or until cake tests done. Remove from the oven and
  • immediately invert onto a large serving platter. Serve warm. Yield:
  • 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 248 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 238 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.