Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by east coast nellie

From Better Homes and Gardens...

Top Review by Milissa-t

Mama Mia this was good. I used just two tablespoons of butter insead of 4 with the brown sugar. This cake was just right, not too sweet and we really liked the cornbread layer. I will be making this again very soon. Thank you for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat in a 10 inch oven-proof skillet. Add apples and stir 5 minutes until tender. Remove from skillet.
  3. In same skillet, combine remaining butter and brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter melts. Bring to boiling.
  4. Remove from heat. Stir in milk.
  5. Sprinkle with pecans and cranberries. Arrange apple slices on top.
  6. In bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl, combine cornmeal, water, and 1/4 cup melted butter. Stir in eggs and vanilla.
  7. Combine with flour mixture just until mixed. Pour over apples.
  8. Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert, and serve warm.

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