Easy Apple Upside-Down Cake Recipe Is a Slice of Autumn Heaven by Ann Marie Patitucci

Cakes/Cupcakes Desserts
3 months ago
Easy Apple Upside-Down Cake Recipe Is a Slice of Autumn Heaven

My family enjoys apple pie and apple crisp in the fall and throughout the year. I thought I’d switch things up and look for apple upside-down cake recipes. After looking at several, I put together this variation of Wegmans apple upside-down cake with my own touches.

I especially like the inclusion of pecans and cinnamon in this apple cake recipe. Note that this recipe does not include a boxed cake mix, as some do. This is a delicious classic dessert, but I recommend it for breakfast, too! Try it with my homemade two-ingredient vanilla extract. For dessert, serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 60 to 65 minutes
Total Time: 75 to 80 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan. Add brown sugar to the bottom.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup melted butter over brown sugar and sprinkle with 1/4 cup toasted pecans. Arrange apple slices, rounded-side down, over sugar/pecan mixture.
  3. Sift flour, salt and baking powder together. Set aside.
  4. Using a mixer with whisk attachment, combine eggs and granulated sugar. Whip on high until thick and light. Fold in vanilla and yogurt, then add flour mixture. Gently add remaining pecans until evenly mixed. Add a dash of ground cinnamon. The mixture should resemble pancake batter.
  5. With a spatula, spread the batter over apples. Place cake pan on baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for 60 to 65 minutes, or until a fork inserted in the center comes out clean. Let set about 5 minutes before turning out onto a serving plate. 

Photo: Wegmans

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Donna John
This looks absolutely delicious, Ann Marie Patitucci ! Love apple cakes.
Cassiday
I’m fall-ing in love with this recipe. 😍
bepositive
Apple season in the fall is so fun and filled with yummy recipes!
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
This is a winner for those who need some fall baking therapy, like me!!

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