Strawberry-Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

Weeknight easy! Here's a fresh fruit dessert made with cake mix that you can serve warm.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
cup packed brown sugar
2
cups sliced fresh strawberries
2
cups chopped fresh rhubarb
1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow or French vanilla cake mix
1
cup water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
Whipped cream, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In 13x9-inch pan, melt butter in oven. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter. Arrange strawberries on brown sugar; sprinkle evenly with rhubarb. Press strawberries and rhubarb gently into brown sugar.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter over strawberries and rhubarb.
  • 3 Bake 46 to 52 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake. Place heatproof serving plate upside down on pan; turn plate and pan over. Leave pan over cake 1 minute so brown sugar topping can drizzle over cake. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm or cool with whipped cream. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

If fresh rhubarb is out of season, use frozen rhubarb. Just thaw and drain it before making the cake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.