Apple Upside Down Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by queenbeatrice

A very easy and tasty dessert. I make this often in the fall as I have 5 apple trees in the back yard which produce loads of apples.

Top Review by crazycookinmama

This was super good, and quite easy to prepare. I made it as stated but I did add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon of cardamom, and it turned out delicious! Nice and moist too! Thanks for a great recipe. Made for Photo Tag 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Melt butter in a 8” square baking pan.
  3. Sprinkle with brown sugar.
  4. Cover with apple slices.
  5. In large bowl, cream shortening and sugar thoroughly.
  6. Add egg and vanilla and beat until light and fluffy.
  7. In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  8. Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
  9. Beat well after each addition.
  10. Pour batter over fruit.
  11. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes.
  12. Invert onto a serving plate.
  13. Serve with as is or with ice cream.

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