Upside Down Tomato-Spice Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

For tomato lovers! You might want to adjust the spices to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9-inch round metal cake pan.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk 1/4 cup butter with 1/4 cup brown sugar until melted and smooth, then pour into greased cake pan.
  4. Layer the tomato slices overlapping if necessary to cover the bottom of the pan; set aside.
  5. For the cake; in a bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter with 1 cup sugar until well combined.
  6. Beat in molasses, eggs and vanilla; beat until well combined (about 2-3 minutes).
  7. In another bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt; stir into the creamed mixture alternately with half and half or milk.
  8. Spread the batter evenly over the tomatoes.
  9. Bake for about 50-55 minutes or until cake tests done.
  10. Cool in pan for 20 minutes.
  11. Run a small knife around edge of the cake, then invert onto a large plate, let stand for about 5 minutes before removing from the pan.

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