Pick Your Own Berry Upside Down Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is a twist from the other upside down cakes. This recipe is simple and tasty. Goes well with a dollop of whip cream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the cake ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Then set aside.
  3. Add Butter to a 9x9 or 10 inch baking pan.
  4. Put butter in a preheated 350 degree oven to melt for about 2 minutes or so.
  5. Then sprinkle 1/2 cup of sugar over the butter that has been melted.
  6. Spoon the thawed and drained berries over the butter and sugar evenly.
  7. Pour cake mixture evenly over berries.
  8. Bake for 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  9. After cake is done, place cake plate on top of baking pan and flip.
  10. Let stand for a couple of minutes.
  11. Then open mouth and insert cake.
  12. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

I haven't tried this yet but look forward to it - it seems perfect! quick question though... can I use a box cake mix instead? I'm thinking about the amount of time I'd have and ... a box mix would cut out about 20 minutes if it'd work....<br/>Thanks!<br/>Sheila

Sheila C November 05, 2014

The cake came out beautifully. For my taste, it was a bit sweet, so next time I would cut back on the sugar. Would definitely serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Thanks!

Lil'PG June 03, 2006

WOW! Sweet:) Mixed berries is best for this cake, comes out more like a cobbler. After draining fruit it still made alot of syrup when baked. Try flipping onto a wide light colored serving dish as to catch all of the liquid at the bottom and make a better presentation. Needed a pinch more vanilla than called for I thought. Great for a brunch!! LUV IT!! BRAVO!! Will use again and again. Thanks. ~Judy, PA **Will post picture of the one I made soon. I served on a black plate and wished I'd used a white one.**

btrflyjudy September 04, 2004