Plum Upside-Down Cake

Recipe by mandabears
READY IN: 1hr 10mins


  • 34
    lb italian plum
  • 12
    cup butter, melted
  • 1
    cup packed light brown sugar, i use brownulated (which is granulated)
  • 12
    cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) package poundcake mix
  • 1 12
    teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 12
    teaspoons almond extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Pour melted butter into 13x9 pan.
  • Sprinkle toasted walnuts and brown sugar evenly in pan.
  • Cut plums in half and remove pits, cut each half into 4 pieces and arrange over walnuts, overlapping pieces.
  • Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding vanilla and almond extracts.
  • Pour batter over plums.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and immediately loosen edges of cake with a knife.
  • Invert cake onto a serving plate.
  • Drizzle cake with any remaining brown sugar from cake pan.