upside down cake
Blood Orange-Upside Down Cake
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 
Blood oranges steal the show in this twist on a traditional upside down cake. Easy to make, beautiful to serve.
Course: Dessert
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Adapted from Bon Appetit
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup raw sugar
  • 2 blood oranges
  • 2-/1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2- cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/-1/2 sticks unsalted butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated blood orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons blood orange juice
  • Cooking spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees.
  2. Spray 10" cake pan with cooking spray.
  3. Sprinkle raw sugar evenly and thoroughly inside pan.
  4. Slice blood oranges into thin slices.
  5. Place across the bottom of the cake pan.
  6. Whisk flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda and and salt in a large bowl.
  7. Add eggs, egg yolk, buttermilk, melted butter and blood orange zest and blood orange juice.
  8. Mix thoroughly but don't over-mix.
  9. Pour batter over the oranges.
  10. Bake for 40 minutes, until golden brown.
  11. Allow cake to cool in pan for @5 minutes.
  12. Carefully invert pan and release cake from pan.
  13. Serve caked with blood oranges slices topside.