Harvest Upside-Down Cake Recipe

Step 1

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in heavy 10-inch oven proof skillet or 9x9x2 inch square pan. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter. Arrange apple slices in row around edge of skillet. Arrange remaining slices in 2 more rows in skillet. Spoon cranberry sauce between rows. Mix flour, granulated sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add shortening, milk and vanilla. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl constantly. Add egg. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl frequently. Pour over fruit in skillet.

Step 2

Bake about 50 minutes until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Immediately invert onto heatproof serving plate. Leave skillet over cake a few minutes (brown sugar mixture will run down over cake); remove skillet. Serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream if desired.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2c Butter
  • 1/2c Packed brown sugar
  • 2md Cooking apples, peeled &
  • Sliced
  • 1/2c Whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 1/3c Flour
  • Granulated sugar
  • 2t Baking powder
  • 1/2t Salt
  • 1/3c Shortening
  • 2/3c Milk
  • 1t Vanilla
  • 1 Egg

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