Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

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recipe by Garreth O'Mahony

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Caramel and Apple with a light sponge base.

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recipe updated 8 Oct 2019


  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    1.5 cups (194g)
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    about ¼ cup (67g)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Egg icon
    2 (100g)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    ¼ cup (79ml)
  • Milk icon
    ¼ cup (79ml)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1 tsp (5ml)
  • Butter icon
    3 tbsp (43g)
  • Dulce de leche icon
    Dulce de leche
    1 cup (312g)
  • Apple icon
    3 (450g)
  • Dulce de leche icon
    Dulce de leche
    2 tbsp (38g)


  • kCook icon Whisk
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  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Round pan - 8 x 1.5"
  • kCook icon Ramekin

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  2. Add plain flour, caster sugar, baking powder, egg, vegetable oil, milk and vanilla extract to a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Mix until smooth then set aside
  4. Add butter to a clean frying pan
  5. Melt - medium heat
  6. Add dulce de leche to the frying pan
  7. Boil - medium heat
  8. Transfer caramel to round pan
  9. Cover with apple
  10. Pour batter into cake
  11. Bake and let cool - 25 min, 180°C
  12. Turn out upside down
  13. Add butter and dulce de leche to a clean ramekin
  14. Heat in microwave - 10 sec, high heat
  15. Stir until smooth
  16. Drizzle mixture with cake
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