Upside-Down Butterscotch Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

A scrumptious upside down cake. I could eat the topping all by itself. Yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Topping: Combine the melted butter, graham cracker crumbs, butterscotch chips, coconut, and pecans.
  2. Spread over bottom of a buttered 13x9-inch baking pan.
  3. Cake: Cream shortening with granulated sugar until light.
  4. Add vanilla and mix well.
  5. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Into another bowl, sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder.
  7. Add sifted ingredients to the creamed mixture, alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour.
  8. Beat well after each addition.
  9. Beat for about 1 minute longer then pour over the topping.
  10. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes, or until the cake bounces back when touched lightly with finger.
  11. Cool for 5 minute in the pan; invert carefully onto serving plate, spooning any topping left in the pan over the cake; cut into squares.


Most Helpful

darlene made this but used a cake mix great cake

Dienia B. December 03, 2008

Pretty much followed the recipe, though I did make sure the pecans were roasted to bring out their flavor! The cake is definitely, & definitely delicious! You need a butterscotch fix, here it is! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in this Spring's PAC]

Sydney Mike April 25, 2008

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