Spiced Plum Upside-Down Cake with Oats

This Spiced Plum Upside-Down Cake with Oats is a delicious and unique dessert that is sure to please. It combines the sweetness of plums with the warmth of spices and the crunch of oats to create a delightful treat.

The plums are cooked in a spiced syrup and then topped with a light and fluffy oat cake. The result is a moist and flavorful cake that is sure to be a hit with family and friends.

Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream for a truly decadent dessert.

Timing For Spiced Plum Upside-Down Cake with Oats

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Servings: 10

Yield: 10 slices

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Ingredients

-1/4 cup (60ml) vegetable oil

-1/2 cup (100g) light brown sugar

-2 cups (300g) plums, pitted and halved

-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

-1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

-1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

-1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

-1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar

-1/2 cup (120ml) buttermilk

-1 teaspoon vanilla extract

-2 large eggs

-1 1/2 cups (190g) all-purpose flour

-1 teaspoon baking powder

-1/2 teaspoon baking soda

-1/4 teaspoon salt

-1/2 cup (50g) rolled oats

Directions

1. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with butter and set aside.

Making a spiced plum upside-down cake with oats is a delicious way to enjoy the sweet and tart flavors of plums. To begin, preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with butter and set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, mix together some ingredients.

In a medium bowl, mix together 1/2 cup of oats, 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour, 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg.

In a separate bowl, cream together 1/2 cup of butter and 1/2 cup of sugar until light and fluffy. Add in 1 egg and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and mix until combined.

3. In a separate bowl, cream together softened butter and light brown sugar.

Next, in a separate bowl, cream together 1/2 cup of softened butter and 1/2 cup of light brown sugar until light and fluffy. Then, stir in 1/2 cup of rolled oats and 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.

Spread the mixture evenly in the bottom of the cake pan. Arrange the plum slices over the oat mixture. In a medium bowl, whisk together 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.

4. Beat in 2 large eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated.

Spread this mixture evenly in the bottom of the cake pan. In a separate bowl, beat together 2 large eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated.

Finally, add 1/2 cup of melted butter, 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt and mix until combined. Pour this mixture over the oats in the cake pan and top with the sliced plums.

5. Stir in the dry ingredients until just combined.

In a separate bowl, mix together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing until just combined.

Finally, stir in the dry ingredients until just combined. Pour the batter over the plums and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

6. Spread the batter into the prepared pan.

Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Finally, spread the batter into the prepared pan.

7. Arrange 1 pound of pitted and halved plums over the batter.

Arranging the plums for the spiced plum upside-down cake with oats is an easy step. First, make sure to have 1 pound of pitted and halved plums ready.

Next, spread the batter evenly over the bottom of a greased 9-inch round cake pan. Then, arrange the plums in a circular pattern over the batter, making sure to leave a little space between each piece.

8. Sprinkle with light brown sugar and ground cinnamon.

Finally, sprinkle the top of the cake with 1/4 cup of light brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool before inverting onto a plate and serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Serving Size: 1/8 of cake

Calories: 230

Total Fat: 10g

Saturated Fat: 6g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 170mg

Total Carbohydrate: 33g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Sugars: 20g

Protein: 4g

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Special Tips

    1. Use ripe plums for the best flavor and texture.
    2. Toast the oats before adding them to the cake batter for a nuttier flavor.
    3. Let the cake cool for at least 10 minutes before flipping it onto a plate.
    4. Serve the cake with a scoop of ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream for a special treat.

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