Orange upside down cake

  • Total Time

    1h 30m
    • Prep Time

      30m
    • Bake Time

      1h 0m
  • Serves

    10
  • Skill Level

    Intermediate
  • Dietary Needs

0 Reviews

No ratings yet

Save

Share

Print

This zesty refreshing orange cake looks, smells and tastes wonderful and would go down great at your next coffee morning or afternoon tea served with a naughty drizzle of cream or creme fraiche. This recipe featured on Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard on Channel 4.

Method

  1. In a small saucepan boil 150ml of water and 200g of sugar. Slice the oranges in thin slices keeping the peel. Place in the syrup and let to simmer for 10 minutes.

  2. Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4). Line a shallow 22cm spring-form cake tin with paper and grease it. Cream  the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and then fold in the flour. Place the drained slices of oranges into the base of the tin. Add the golden syrup, then spoon the cake mixture on top.

  3. Bake for 1 hour or until the cake is cooked through. Cool the cake in the tin, turn out and remove the paper. Use the poaching syrup to serve.

  4. As an alternative your could poach a peeled pear, half in a light syrup flavoured with gin and a few juniper berries. Replace the golden syrup with some light caramel.

  5. For a plum version of this cake, roast three halved fresh plums in the oven with some light brown sugar and mixed spices. When soft, remove from heat. Continue with recipe, replacing the fruits with the plum mixture and omitting the golden syrup.

Let's Bake

The easiest way to follow a recipe

Reviews

  1. Unfortunately there are no reviews for this recipe yet!

Leave Your Thoughts

Unfortunately reviews are not permitted to non-registered users.

Please to leave your review or ask us a question.

Recipe Alternatives

Register with BakingMad.com to:

  1. Get free entry in to our regular competitions
  2. Have a chance to become our baker of the month
  3. Help other bakers by rating and reviewing recipes

Enter your login details:

We use cookies to provide you with the best browsing experience. By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please read our cookie policy.

At Baking Mad we love cookies. We even place them on your computer. These ones don't contain chocolate chips, but they do allow us to provide you with the best experience. By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please read our cookie policy. To bake some of your own, visit our cookie recipes page!

Close