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Apple Pie Upside-Down Pumpkin Cake

Apple Pie Upside-Down Pumpkin Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 16

Fresh apples and pumpkin come together in this upside-down dessert that makes 2 cakes, so it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Topping

1/2
cup butter, melted
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup water
2
cups 1/2-inch slices peeled apples (2 medium)

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
2
eggs
3/4
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg

Topping, If Desired

Sweetened whipped cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Spray bottom and sides of 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with cooking spray; line bottom with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In each cake pan, stir 1/4 cup melted butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar and 2 tablespoons water until well blended. Arrange 1 cup apple slices over brown sugar mixture in each pan; set aside.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat Cake ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Spread 2 cups cake batter over apple slices in each pan.
  • 4
    Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Run knife around side of pans to loosen cakes. Cool pans on cooling rack 5 minutes. Place heatproof serving plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Repeat with remaining cake. Serve cakes warm with whipped cream.

Expert Tips

  • Braeburn apples were used in this recipe -- choose your favorite baking apple, such as McIntosh, Granny Smith or Jonathan.
  • For extra indulgence, serve with vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
250mg
11%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
27g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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