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Sticky Orange Upside-down Cake
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Sticky Orange Upside-down Cake

By jordangenevieve (GoodFood Community)
Rating: 4 out of 5.3 ratings
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 8
Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful.


Sticky Orange Topping:

  • 220g castor sugar
  • 125ml water
  • 1 vanilla pod, split
  • 2 oranges, very thinly sliced

The Cake:

  • 4 large eggs
  • 220g castor sugar
  • 5ml vanilla extract
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 150g butter, melted
  • 110f ground almonds


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 160C.
  • STEP 2
    For the sticky orange topping:
  • STEP 3
    Place sugar, water and vanilla in a 2.5 liter, 20cm non-stick frying pan that is ovenproof, over a medium heat. Stir continuously until the sugar has dissolved. Add the orange slices and simmer until soft, for about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • STEP 4
    For the cake:
  • STEP 5
    Place eggs, sugar and vanilla in a bowl of an electric mixer and whisk until thick, pale and bout tripled in volume, about 8-10 minutes.
  • STEP 6
    Sift the flour over the egg mixture and fold through. Fold through the melted butter and ground almonds.
  • STEP 7
    Pour the cake mixture over the oranges and bake about 40-45 minutes, or a skewer comes out clean.
  • STEP 8
    Turn out on a platter to serve.

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