This easy and delicious cranberry upside-down cake will add a festive touch to any holiday table.
When you see this badge, you know it will be good! These are the recipes that have passed our test.
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
2/3 cup milk
1 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
Heat oven to 350°F.
Butter 9-inch round baking pan with 2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup sugar; shake pan to coat. Place cranberries in pan; spread out evenly. Set aside.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl; set aside.
Combine 3/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter in another bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add egg, vanilla and 1 teaspoon lemon zest; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture and milk; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Spread batter evenly over cranberries in prepared pan. Bake 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean and top is golden brown. Place pan onto cooling rack; let stand 10 minutes. Run knife around inside of pan to loosen cake; invert onto cake plate.
Place whipping cream into bowl; beat at high speed until soft peaks form. Add sour cream, powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest; continue beating until mixture is thick. Dollop each serving of cake with Chantilly cream mixture. Garnish as desired.
Explore reviews fromour online community
Very good cake and easy to make - but I had the same problem, I have had with every other upside down cake I have made - not all of it came out and I had to take it out with a knife and spread it on top of the cake. That works but isn't beautiful. What is the trick I am missing?
Sorry to hear you had problems with the cake sticking! It's important to evenly butter the pan before sugaring it, otherwise the sugar will caramelize and stick to the pan. Hope this helps - happy baking!
Yummy. So tasty.
Very, very good!!!!!!
This is the best upside down cake I've ever tasted. Everyone in my family loves it! I followed the recipe exactly as is and it always turns out perfect. A must try if you love cranberries!
Nice tartness of cranberries, not overly sweet and the Chantilly Cream is perfect with the cake. And the cake looks very pretty too.
‘Tis the season for Christmas cakes. Peppermint Swirl Cupcakes and Cherry-Filled Ornament Cake are just a few of the Christmas cake recipes that will make the sugar plum fairies begin to dance in your head.
A classic recipe making a modern day comeback! Upside-down cakes are simple to make and delicious to eat, especially if you go beyond the traditional pineapple.
Take your holiday parties to the next level with some of our favorite Christmas desserts.