Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Plum Upside-Down Cake with Lemon
Total:
1 hr 35 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 35 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Combine 3/4 cup sugar and 1 1/2 tablespoons water in a 10-inch ovenproof skillet and stir until the mixture looks like wet sand. Cook over medium-high heat, gently swirling the pan occasionally but not stirring, until light amber, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and arrange the plums in concentric circles over the caramel; set the skillet aside.

Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Beat the butter and the remaining 1 cup sugar in a large bowl with a mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition, then beat in the vanilla. Whisk the milk, sour cream and lemon zest in a small bowl. Reduce the mixer speed to low; add the flour mixture to the butter mixture in 3 batches, alternating with the milk mixture, beginning and ending with the flour, and mix until just incorporated. Pour the batter over the plums and spread evenly.

Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until the cake is golden and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 50 minutes. (Cover loosely with foil if the cake is browning too quickly.) Let sit 15 minutes, then invert onto a platter and let cool completely.

Photograph by Con Poulos

Categories:
More from:

Labor Day

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Recipe courtesy of Curtis Aikens

Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Italian Plum Tart

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Coconut Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Cod Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Lee Pinto

Kyle's Lemon Pound Cake With Reba's Royal Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Pork With Plum Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Plum Raspberry Crumble

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Orange Ombre Birthday Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Giada at Home

          10am | 9c

          Giada at Home

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Giada at Home

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          11:30am | 10:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

          8pm | 7c

          Burgers, Brew & 'Que

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking