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Orange Upside-Down Cake

Orange Upside-Down Cake

Orange Upside-Down Cake

Serves: 12 to 14

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 40 minutes



2 oranges, peeled and sliced
Zest of half an orange
1½ cups brown sugar
200g butter
3 eggs
1 cup self-raising flour
1/3 cup desiccated coconut
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon



Preheat oven to 180°C and line a 22cm spring form cake tin with baking paper

Melt 50 grams of butter and ½ cup of brown sugar together and pour into the tin. Arrange the orange slices in a circular pattern

Beat the remaining 150 grams of butter and cup of brown sugar together until pale and creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each egg. Stir in the combined flour, coconut, cinnamon and orange zest. Spoon the cake batter over the oranges

Bake for 40 minutes, until a skewer comes out of the cake clean. Leave to rest for 5 minutes, then invert onto a cake stand or plate

Serve warm with a dollop of yoghurt for dessert or cold for afternoon tea