Upside down apple cake

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Upside down apple cake
This upside down apple cake has a delicious flavour and looks amazing too. 

8 tbsp unsalted butter, softened

250g sugar

5 medium sized cooking apples, peeled and cut into slices

40g flour

2 tsp baking powder

50g cornmeal

125ml boiling water

2 large eggs

80ml milk

Preheat your oven to 180°C or gas mark 4. Line a 9 inch baking tray with parchment paper. Lightly grease the paper with a teaspoon of butter.

In a saucepan melt 2 tbsp butter on a low-medium heat.  Add 100g of the sugar. Keep stirring so that the caramel doesn’t burn. Spoon in your apple slices and make sure they are coated with the sauce. Cook for about 10 minutes until the apples are tender.  Remove from heat and pour into the baking tray.

In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder

Combine the cornmeal with the water and stir. Add the rest of the sugar and the butter. Beat in the eggs and mix together before adding in the flour, milk and baking powder.

Pour over the apples and place in the oven for about 35 minutes or until the pasty is golden. Leave to cool before loosening it from the tin sides with a knife.

Place a plate on top and very quickly turn the pie upside down so that it falls out onto the plate. 


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
50 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Fruit, Eggs, Sugar

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert, Cake Stall

Level of Difficulty

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