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Upside Down Plum Cake

Mike & KeriMike & Keri Aronson
servings:Makes 1 gooey cake


  • 12T unsalted butter
  • 3/4 c brown sugar
  • 6 ripe plums cut into 1/8ths
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 2 eggs separated
  • 1 3/4 c flour
  • 2 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 2/3 c milk
Upside Down Plum Cake photo


  • 1

    Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 9 or 10" cake pan.

  • 2

    Melt 4T butter with brown sugar, pour into bottom of pan. Arrange plums on butter mixture in a circular pattern.

  • 3

    Cream the remaining butter (8T) with sugar. Add vanilla. Beat in 1 egg yolk at a time.

  • 4

    Sift dry ingredients. Alternate adding dry ingredients and milk, starting and ending with dry ingredients. Beat egg whites until they form soft peaks. Fold egg whites into batter 1/3 at a time. Pour batter over plums

  • 5

    For a 9" pan, bake for 1 hour, 5 minutes.

  • 6

    For a 10" pan, bake for 45-50 minutes. Until top is golden brown and fork comes out clean. Let cool for 20 minutes on wire rack. Invert onto plate. Enjoy!


Works great with other stone fruit, pears, etc.



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