Moist Apple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Moist Apple Upside Down Cake Recipe
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A perfect dessert cake for the holidays, this moist apple upside-down cake recipe is super easy and quick to make and tastes soo delicious.

This apple upside-down cake is one of my all-time favorite dessert cakes. It is moist and soft with a rich buttery caramel flavor that makes it the best perfect treat for the holidays or any celebration.

This apple upside cake recipe can be adapted to use any type of apple, you can also use any type of milk you choose. You can reduce some of the sugar by a quarter cup if you want a less sweet cake without it impacting the cake texture.

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Apple Upside Down Cake

Ingredients For Moist Apple Upside Down Cake

  • 180 grams all-purpose flour (1 1/2 cups)
  • 3 grams salt (1/2 teaspoon)
  • 150 grams granulated sugar (3/4 cup)
  • 30 grams brown sugar (2 tablespoons)
  • 8 grams baking powder (1 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk, (or use almond or oat milk)
  • 8 grams vanilla extract (1 1/2 teaspoon)
  • 170 grams salted butter (3/4 cup), melted

Ingredients For Upside Down Cake Apples

  • 100 grams brown sugar (1/2 cup)
  • 60 grams salted butter (4 tablespoons), room temperature
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large apples, peeled and cut into thin wedges

How To Make Moist Apple Upside-Down Cake?

  1. Preheat the oven to 330°F (165°C), and set the oven rack to the middle position. Line the bottom of a 9-inch cake pan with parchment paper.
  2. Bottom Glaze – Add the brown sugar and butter into a bowl and mix them together until creamy. You can use a hand mixer if you prefer.
  3. Evenly spread the butter mixture into the bottom of the lined cake pan.
  4. Spread the mixture evenly in the lined cake pan, then add the apple wedges orientating them in 2 2 concentric circles.
  5. Apple Cake Batter – Add the flour, sugar, and baking powder into a large bowl and whisk together.
  6. Mix together the mix, vanilla extract, brown sugar, and egg in a bowl then add it to the flour mixture along with the melted butter and whisk or beat until the batter is creamy and smooth.
  7. Evenly pour the batter on top of the apples.
  8. Place into the oven and bake for about 45-50 minutes or until golden brown. You can check if the cake is baked by inserting a tooth pic, it should come out clean. and springy and a toothpick inserted in the center will come out clean if the cake is baked.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool for 20 minutes in the cake pan.
  10. To release the cake from the pan, run a knife along the inside wall of the cake pan, then carefully invert it onto a serving plate.
  11. Allow the cake to cool completely for about another 30 minutes.
  12. Slice and Serve.
  13. Enjoy!
moist apple upside down cake

Moist Apple Upside Down Cake Recipe

This moist apple upside-down cake recipe is one of my all-time favorite dessert cakes. It is a moist and soft cake with a rich buttery caramel flavor that makes it the best perfect treat for the holidays or any celebration.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert, Holiday
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 300 kcal

Ingredients
  

UPSIDE DOWN APPLE CAKE BATTER

  • 180 grams all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups
  • 3 grams salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • 150 grams granulated sugar 3/4 cup
  • 30 grams brown sugar 2 tablespoons
  • 8 grams baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk (or use almond or oat milk)
  • 8 grams vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • 170 grams salted butter 3/4 cup, melted

APPLE GLAZE

  • 100 grams brown sugar 1/2 cup
  • 60 grams salted butter 4 tablespoons, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large apples peeled and cut into thin wedges

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 330°F (165°C), and set the oven rack to the middle position. Line the bottom of a 9-inch cake pan with parchment paper.
  • Bottom Glaze – Add the brown sugar and butter into a bowl and mix them together until creamy. You can use a hand mixer if you prefer.
  • Evenly spread the butter mixture into the bottom of the lined cake pan.
  • Spread the mixture evenly in the lined cake pan, then add the apple wedges orientating them in 2 2 concentric circles.
  • Apple Cake Batter – Add the flour, sugar, and baking powder into a large bowl and whisk together.
  • Mix together the mix, vanilla extract, brown sugar, and egg in a bowl then add it to the flour mixture along with the melted butter and whisk or beat until the batter is creamy and smooth.
  • Evenly pour the batter on top of the apples.
  • Place into the oven and bake for about 45-50 minutes or until golden brown. You can check if the cake is baked by inserting a tooth pic, it should come out clean. and springy and a toothpick inserted in the center will come out clean if the cake is baked.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool for 20 minutes in the cake pan.
  • To release the cake from the pan, run a knife along the inside wall of the cake pan, then carefully invert it onto a serving plate.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely for about another 30 minutes.
  • Slice and Serve.
  • Enjoy!
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