Upside-Down Apple Cake

This warm-comforting dessert is the perfect complement to a cup of afternoon tea.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 3⁄4 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1⁄4 cup Egg Beaters
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1⁄2 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Warm the apple juice in the microwave for 1 minute. Add to the oats and oil in a medium bowl. Add the Egg Beaters and vanilla. Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour melted margarine in the bottom of a 9-inch cake pan. Sprinkle cake pan with 1⁄4 cup brown sugar. Arrange apple slices on top of sugar.
  • Mix the remaining brown sugar with the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg in a large bowl. Combine thoroughly. Add the oatmeal mixture, blending well.
  • Add batter to cake pan on top of apple slices. Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then place a plate upside down on top of cake and invert it. Serve warm