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Upside-down Plum Cake, homecooking

Upside-down Plum Cake

A deliciously simple cake, made using fresh fruit. It's also a very forgiving recipe, so feel free to sub yoghurt or light sour cream for the buttermilk
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Cake
Servings 8


  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup soft brown sugar
  • 4-6 fresh plums, sliced
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk


  • Preheat oven to 165C. Grease sides of a 20(ish) cm round cake pan.
  • Coat bottom of cake pan with the melted butter, sprinkle with the brown sugar and arrange plum slices.
  • Place remaining ingredients into processor and blend until well combined – 30-60 seconds. Spoon batter evenly over plums.
  • Bake for approx 35 mins, or until skewer comes out clean.
  • Leave in pan for 5-10 minutes, then invert onto serving plate. Serve warm or cold – anyway you serve it, it is great!
Keyword baking, Cake
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