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Upside-down Cake with Cherries, Blueberries and Lavender

If you follow this blog for a while, you probably noticed by now that I’m very fond of upside-down cakes. The combination of buttery, caramelized fruit layer, with a light tasty cake on top,  is one I can have again and again, and I enjoy creating new combinations for the basic cake.

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Upside-down Pear and Cranberry Cake

Once again, I’m back to baking one of my favorite cakes – an upside-down cake. This time I chose Bosc pears to be the star of the fruit layer, to which I also added brown sugar and five spice powder. The powder, which is an aromatic blend mix of cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise, and… Continue reading Upside-down Pear and Cranberry Cake

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Candied Quince and Meyer Lemon Upside-down Cake

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ve probably noticed my fondness for upside-down cakes. I like the combination of caramelized fruity layer and cake so much, that I constantly come up with new ways to prepare it. This time I was lucky to have found beautiful fresh quince and Meyer lemons, so… Continue reading Candied Quince and Meyer Lemon Upside-down Cake

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Caramel and Apple Upside-down Cake

The Jewish New Year is celebrated today, and this brings back memories of traditional foods, even to an agnostic such as me. One of the culinary traditions for this event, is to dip a slice of apple in honey, and eat it as a symbol for a sweet New Year. Plenty other sweet dishes are added… Continue reading Caramel and Apple Upside-down Cake

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Lemon-Yogurt Peach and Plum Upside-down Cakes

With such abundance of juicy and tasty summer fruits, I had to use them in a cake as well. As it was hard to decide between using the ripe peach or the plums I’ve had, I’ve decided to opt for the “why choose?” solution, and made two cakes, using the same cake batter.

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Upside-down Rhubarb Cake

Originally posted on Tasty Eats:
Upside-down cakes got a bad reputation it the States, and it is no wonder why, when most of the recipes for it call for “a box of yellow cake mix, canned pineapples in heavy syrup and artificiality red colored maraschino cherries”… Yet, upside-down cakes are wonderful when made properly; the…

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Pear, Kumquat and Ginger Upside-down Cake

After a few lengthy recipes, I’ve decided it’s time for something a bit quicker and easier to make. My initial idea was to bake a simple pear-ginger cake, but then I’ve found these lovely kumquats at the store – and decided they would fit perfectly in the cake. So, even though I ended up complicating… Continue reading Pear, Kumquat and Ginger Upside-down Cake

Upside-down Rhubarb Cake Ronit Penso
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Upside-down Rhubarb Cake

Upside-down cakes got a bad reputation in the States, and it is no wonder why, when most of the recipes for it call for “a box of yellow cake mix, canned pineapples in heavy syrup and artificially colored red maraschino cherries”… Yet, upside-down cakes are wonderful when prepared properly, with fresh ingredients; the sugar and… Continue reading Upside-down Rhubarb Cake

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Dried Fruit and Ginger Heavy Cream Cake

Noticing I somehow accumulated quite a few small quantities of different dried fruit, I decided the best way to use them was in a cake. This time, I wasn’t aiming at a moist cake, but rather, a cake with somewhat drier texture, that will hold the dried fruit well. Heavy cream cake came to mind,… Continue reading Dried Fruit and Ginger Heavy Cream Cake