Upside-Down Apple Cakes

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

For these upside-down mini apple cakes, use a regular muffin pan,. Chopped hothouse rhubarb can be sutstituted for the sliced apples , So Goood also!!

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Made a double batch of these for my other half to take to a weekly meeting he attends, but kept 4 of the 'muffin' cakes here for us ~ Well, there're only 2 left & he's still at the meeting, so I might just manage yet another one! Much enjoyed putting these little tasties together, & will deinitely do them again another time! I usually have homemade applesauce around so used some of that in this recipe! Another time I might try making them in an extra large muffin pan! Thanks for sharing! [Made & reviewed in New Kids on the Block tag]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brush bottoms and sides of 12-cup muffin pan with butter, Divide apples among cups, cutting to fit. Combine brown sugar and nutmeg; sprinkle over apples in each cup.
  2. BATTER: In a small bowl, stir together sugar, oil, egg, applesauce, lemon rind, and vanilla until blended.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt; stir in liquid mixture and combine. Spoon batter evenly over apples in each cup.
  4. Bake in 350F oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Let cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes. Run thin metal spatula around edge of cups and turn out. Serve warm.

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