Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake

     Indulge a little with this citrus alternative to a pineapple upside-down cake. I think he orange slices are remarkably pretty, especially with the bits of carmelization that happen while this Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake bakes.

 

 

Indulge a little with this citrus alternative to a pineapple upside-down cake. I think he orange slices are remarkably pretty, especially with the bits of caramelisation that happen while this Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake bakes.

 

  Indulge a little with this citrus alternative to a pineapple upside-down cake. I think he orange slices are remarkably pretty, especially with the bits of carmelization that happen while this Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake bakes.

 

 

Indulge a little with this citrus alternative to a pineapple upside-down cake. I think he orange slices are remarkably pretty, especially with the bits of carmelization that happen while this Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake bakes.

 

 

 

 

 

Indulge a little with this citrus alternative to a pineapple upside-down cake. I think he orange slices are remarkably pretty, especially with the bits of carmelization that happen while this Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake bakes. 

Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake

(Serves 6-8)

Ingredients:

1 medium orange, peeled very thinly sliced, seeds removed
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 medium orange, zested and juiced
3 large eggs
1½ cups buttermilk
2½ cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
¾ tsp  salt

 

Directions:

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

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Grease a 9″ round cake pan and arrange orange slices on the bottom.

Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Mix in orange zest, juice, eggs, and buttermilk until well combined.

In a another bowl, sift in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

 

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Stir into wet mixture until just combined, do not overmix.

 

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Pour batter over oranges in the pan and bake until the top is golden brown and the cake has started pull away from the sides of the pan, about 35-40 minutes.

 

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Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes before inverting the pan and turning the cake out onto a wire rack to cool further. Serve while still warm.

 

Indulge a little with this citrus alternative to a pineapple upside-down cake. I think he orange slices are remarkably pretty, especially with the bits of carmelization that happen while this Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake bakes.

 

Indulge a little with this citrus alternative to a pineapple upside-down cake. I think he orange slices are remarkably pretty, especially with the bits of carmelization that happen while this Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake bakes.

 

 

Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake
Servings: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 medium orange peeled, very thinly sliced, seeds removed
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 medium orange zested and juiced
  • 3 large eggs
  • cups buttermilk
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¾ tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9" round cake pan and arrange orange slices on the bottom.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Mix in orange zest, juice, eggs, and buttermilk until well combined.
  5. In a another bowl, sift in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Stir into wet mixture until just combined, do not overmix.
  7. Pour batter over oranges in the pan and bake until the top is golden brown and the cake has started pull away from the sides of the pan, about 35-40 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes before inverting the pan and turning the cake out onto a wire rack to cool further. Serve while still warm.

 

Indulge a little with this citrus alternative to a pineapple upside-down cake. I think he orange slices are remarkably pretty, especially with the bits of carmelization that happen while this Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake bakes.

 

7 thoughts on “Orange Buttermilk Upside-Down Cake

  1. turned out quite bitter, make sure you get all the pith out from the slices and don’t add any zest at all

    also requires refrigeration (maybe obvious)

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