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a cake that is baked on a layer of fruit, then turned before serving so that the fruit is on top.
Origin of upside-down cake:
upside-down cake, skillet cake(noun)
batter baked atop a layer of sweetened fruit then turned upside down so fruit is on top
A fruit-based cake that is inverted after cooking.
An upside-down cake is a cake that is baked in a single pan, then turned over and eaten upside-down. Usually chopped fruits—such as apples, pineapples or cherries—and a butter and sugar topping are placed on the bottom of the pan before the batter is poured in, so that they form a decorative topping once the cake is inverted. Traditional upside-down preparations include the American pineapple upside-down cake, French Tarte Tatin, and Brazilian Bolo de banana.
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