Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is another great recipe from Martha Stewart's Everday Foods magazine (Issue 8). I have made this with blueberries as well. It looks as good as it tastes!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8 inch round cake pan with 2 tbsp of butter.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk 1/2 cup sugar with the cinnamon and allspice.
  3. Sprinkle mixture evenly over bottom of pan, arrange cranberries in a single layer on top.
  4. Cream remaining 6 tbsp of butter and 1/2 cup of sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add egg and vanilla, beat until well mixed.
  6. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. With mixer on low speed, add flour mixture to butter mixture, alternating with the milk.
  7. Spoon batter over cranberries in pan and smooth the top.
  8. Place pan on baking sheet and cook until toothpick comes out clean, about 30 to 35 minutes.
  9. Cool on wire rack for 20 minutes. Run a knife around edge and invert onto a rimmed platter.
  10. Enjoy!


Most Helpful

I liked this cake and it was so pretty too. Not "too sweet" as some cakes can be. Nice use of cranberries. Thanks for sharing.

Bren in LR July 27, 2012

This is my first time doing a cranberry upside down cake. It's really good. And the result at the end is beautiful. Thanks Shannon :) Made for Photo tag game.

Boomette October 27, 2007

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