Cranberry Upside-Down Sour Cream Cake

This Cranberry Upside-Down Sour Cream Cake is a delicious and unique twist on a classic dessert. The combination of tart cranberries, sweet brown sugar, and creamy sour cream creates a moist and flavorful cake that is sure to be a hit at any gathering.

The cake is easy to make and requires minimal ingredients, making it a great option for busy bakers. The end result is a beautiful presentation that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Timing For Cranberry Upside-Down Sour Cream Cake

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 8

Yield: 1 9-inch cake

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Ingredients

-1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted

-1/2 cup packed light brown sugar

-1 (12-ounce) package fresh or frozen cranberries

-1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

-1 teaspoon baking powder

-1/2 teaspoon baking soda

-1/4 teaspoon salt

-1/2 cup granulated sugar

-1/2 cup sour cream

-2 large eggs

-1 teaspoon vanilla extract

-1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan.

To make a delicious Cranberry Upside-Down Sour Cream Cake, first preheat your oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with butter or cooking spray to ensure the cake does not stick.

2. In a small bowl, combine melted butter and cranberries.

Then, in a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup of melted butter, 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar, and 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen cranberries. Spread the mixture in the bottom of a greased 9-inch round cake pan.

4. In a medium bowl, whisk together  some ingredients.

The first step in making a Cranberry Upside-Down Sour Cream Cake is to whisk together 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a medium bowl. This mixture will be the base of the cake and will provide the structure and flavor.

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5. In a separate bowl, beat together softened butter and sugar.

In a third bowl, mix together 1 cup of sour cream and 1/4 cup of milk. Add this mixture to the butter and sugar mixture and mix until fully combined. Finally, spread the cranberries evenly over the bottom of a greased 9-inch cake pan and pour the batter over the top.

6. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, until combined.

In a separate bowl, beat together 1/2 cup of sour cream and 1/2 cup of granulated sugar until smooth. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, until combined. Finally, stir in the flour mixture until just combined.

7. Beat in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Add in 1 cup of sour cream and mix until combined. Finally, beat in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Once all the ingredients are combined, pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and spread evenly. Sprinkle 1 cup of cranberries over the top of the batter.

8. Alternately add the flour mixture and 1 cup of sour cream.

Alternately add the flour mixture and 1 cup of sour cream, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan and top with 1 cup of fresh cranberries.

9. Spread the batter over the cranberry mixture in the pan.

Finally, spread the batter over the cranberry mixture in the pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

10. Bake for 40-45 minutes.

Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before flipping it over onto a plate. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 slice

Calories: 537

Total Fat: 24g

Saturated Fat: 14g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 82mg

Sodium: 543mg

Total Carbohydrates: 74g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Sugars: 53g

Protein: 6g

Cranberry Upside Down Muffins Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com

Special Tips

    1. Use fresh cranberries for the best flavor.
    2. Grease the pan well before adding the cranberries and brown sugar topping.
    3. Make sure the cake is completely cooled before inverting it onto a plate.
    4. Serve the cake warm or at room temperature.
    5. Add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream for extra indulgence.

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