Fruit Cocktail Upside Down Cake

Fruit Cocktail Upside Down Cake

Our easy upside-down cake is topped with fruit cocktail or your choice of canned chopped fruit. The spongy cake is low fat and delicious.
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  • Serves: 9 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the oven to 325 F / 160 C / Gas 3.
  2. Step 2

    Put the butter in a 9-inch-square baking pan and place it in the oven until the butter has melted. Sprinkle the brown sugar over the butter. Spoon the fruit mixture over the brown sugar; set the pan aside.
  3. Step 3

    In a bowl combine the cake flour, baking powder , and salt. Whisk or stir the dry mixture until thoroughly blended; set aside.
  4. Step 4

    In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Add the egg yolks to the beaten whites and continue to beat until well blended.
  5. Step 5

    Gradually beat the granulated sugar into the egg mixture.
  6. Step 6

    Fold the dry ingredients into the egg and sugar mixture and then stir in the cold water and vanilla until the batter is well blended.
  7. Step 7

    Pour the batter over the fruit.
  8. Step 8

    Bake the cake in the preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes, or until there is no jiggle in the center.
  9. Step 9

    Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  10. Step 10

    Run a sharp knife around the edge of the cake. Make sure the cake sides are completely loosened from the pan. Invert the cake onto a large serving plate.
  11. Step 11

    Store leftovers covered, in the refrigerator.