There's a genius to upside-down cakes: Cooked with a layer of fruit and sugar at the bottom, they're flipped before they're served, for a gorgeous presentation and a rich, caramelized flavor.
Try using tart, apple-like Manzano bananas for this delicious take on the classic French dessert, which is traditionally made with apples. Get the recipe for Banana Tarte Tatin »
In traditional upside-down cake recipes, the fruit is first caramelized in a skillet. In our simplified version, the butter and sugar are creamed and spread into the cake pan, then the fruit is layered over the mixture and topped with cake batter.
This gooey, peppery pound cake topped with caramelized pineapple has a hint of the tropics. Get the recipe for Peppered Pineapple Upside-Down Cake »
This cake is brought to the next level with a caramel topping. Get the recipe for Colameco’s Pineapple Upside Down Cake »