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Upside Down Plum Cake Recipe

Upside Down Plum Cake Recipe

This cake is different with the addition of plums. It is fancy enough to serve to guests.—Robert Fallon, Sayville, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

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

  • 1. 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.