Christmas Clementine Upside Down Cake

Christmas Clementine Upside Down Cake


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About this recipe: Similar to a pineapple upside down cake, but with the flavours of Christmas.

Jenowuk Oxfordshire, England, UK


  • 100gr plain flour
  • 100gr butter or marg
  • 100gr & 50gr soft brown sugar
  • Finely grated rind of 1 clemetine
  • Slice the flesh of the clementine into thin slices (remove white pith)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp christmas spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger - your preference of mix)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tub creme fraiche
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • Pinch christmas spices
  • 1 tbsp alcohol (brandy, whisky, port, Baileys - your choice!)


  1. Heat oven 180C.
  2. Brush a cake tin with melted butter (your can do this as one big cake, or use muffin tins). Sprinkle on 50gr of the sugar, then arrange the clementine slices in a layer.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together until pale. Beat in the eggs and vanilla essence. Add in the flour, baking powder, spices and clementine rind.
  4. Pour the cake mixture into the pan, and bake for 30-35 mins until golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to sit for 10 mins, before inverting the pan and removing.
  5. Mix the ingredients together for the sweetened creme fraiche and enjoy!


You can also cook this in the microwave. At step 4, microwave on full power for 3 and a half minuets (or until set).

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Loved it. Definitely more of a pudding than a cake. We had it with custard and it was yummy! Smells lovely in the oven to! - 16 Jan 2015

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