Clementine upside-down cake with marmalade

Clementine upside-down cake with marmalade
  • Serves icon Serves 8-10
  • Time icon Hands-on time 40 min, oven time 65-70 min

You can do more with marmalade than simply spread it on toast. We’ve used it to add an extra hit of orange flavour and sweetness to this upside-down cake.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
490kcals
Fat
28.9g (14.2g saturated)
Protein
7.6g
Carbohydrates
49.2g (37.7g sugars)
Fibre
1.1g
Salt
0.2g
Calories
490kcals
Fat
28.9g (14.2g saturated)
Protein
7.6g
Carbohydrates
49.2g (37.7g sugars)
Fibre
1.1g
Salt
0.2g

For 10

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil for greasing
  • 250g unsalted butter, softened
  • 250g golden caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 medium free-range eggs, beaten
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • Finely grated zest 1 lemon
  • 8 clementines, 3 finely zested,
  • all peeled and sliced horizontally into thirds
  • 4 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 3 tbsp clementine and bay marmalade or orange marmalade

You’ll also need…

  • 20cm non-stick round cake tin

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 180°C/160°Cfan/gas 4. Grease and line the base of the tin with non-stick baking paper. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter and 250g caster sugar using an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla extract, then add the beaten egg a little at a time until fully incorporated.
  2. Add the ground almonds, flour and zests, then gently mix together.
  3. Sprinkle the 4 tbsp sugar over the base of the prepared tin, then top with the clementine slices, cut-side down, overlapping them to cover any gaps. Dollop over the cake mixture, smooth the top, then bake for 65-70 minutes until a skewer pushed into the centre comes out clean.
  4. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool, clementines face-up. When the cake is nearly cool, warm the marmalade in a pan, then brush over to serve.

delicious. tips

  1. If you only have springform or loose-bottomed cake tins, put a baking sheet lined with non-stick baking paper underneath in the oven to catch any marmalade that may seep out.

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