Caramelised apricot upside-down cake

caramelised apricot upside-down cakeWoman's Day
1H 5M



1.Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease a 20cm round cake pan.
2.In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 60g butter. Stir over low heat for 2-3 minutes until smooth. Pour into cake pan, swirling to cover base. Top with apricot halves, cut-side up.
3.In a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat remaining butter and extra sugar until pale and creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well alter each addition.
4.Sift flour and cinnamon together. Fold into creamed mixture with cream. Spoon over apricots, smoothing top.
5.Bake for 40-45 minutes, until cake is cooked when tested with a skewer. Serve cut into wedges topped with ice cream.

Other canned fruit of choice may be used, such as peaches or cherries.


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