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Apple Upside Down Cake

  • Author: A Foodie Affair
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x


  • 3 apples, cored, peeled and sliced
  • 1/3 c. butter, melted
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 11/4 c. flour
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp mace
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 c butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9″ round or square pan.
  3. Add melted butter and brown sugar to bottom of pan. Mix and even out on bottom of pan. Arrange sliced apples on top of brown sugar/butter mixture; sprinkle apples with cinnamon.
  4. In the bowl of an electric mixture, add flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and mace.
  5. Add softened butter, milk and vanilla. Beat on low speed for 2 minutes, then add egg and beat 2 minutes more.
  6. Spread batter on top of apples and even out batter with the back of a spoon (batter will be thick).
  7. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until and cake tester comes out clean.
  8. Remove from oven, loosen edges and invert immediately. Let cool before serving.