Raspberry Upside Down Cake

I love raspberries! I was so fortunately that Operation Fruit Rescue invited volunteers to pick at a raspberry Upick one evening. My mother-in-law and I picked buckets full of berries, all ready to fill our freezers for the long winter ahead. DSCN0073

This cake was very simple, and filled my kitchen with the amazing smell of baking raspberries.DSCN0075

First things first, melt your butter in the pan you plan on putting the raspberries in. DSCN0076

Add your sugar, then your raspberries. Stir it all around until the sugar is dissolved. DSCN0077

Add your wet ingredients to your dry ingredients. DSCN0078

Then spread it over the raspberries. DSCN0084

Bake until the cake is firm. photo(11)Serve raspberry side up with ice cream or whip cream. Enjoy, a lot!

Raspberry Upside Down Cake

You will need:

 

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups thawed or fresh raspberries
  • 1 1/4 cups whole grain flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk
  1. Place 1/4 cup butter in your baking pan. Warm in a 350 degrees oven about 5 minutes or until butter is melted. (Be sure to watch carefully to avoid browning the butter). Remove pan from oven. Add brown sugar, stirring until sugar is completely moistened. Spread sugar mixture evenly in pan. Add raspberries and stir until sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Beat in granulated sugar until well combined. Add egg and vanilla, beating until combined. Alternately add the flour mixture and milk to beaten butter mixture, beating on low speed after each addition just until combined. Spread batter evenly over the peaches in the pan.
  3. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes. Loosen cake from sides of pan; invert onto a large serving plate (if possible. If not, serve individual pieces upside down). Serve warm with whip cream or ice cream.

 

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