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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Apple-Cornmeal Upside Down Cake


Nice save , I might say ....

I added the sliced apples into the sugar and butter mixture not knowing that the mixture is burned ...

Maybe because I left it too long on the stove top tsk tsk

So when I tasted it after a minute - ekkkkkk bitter much ?! Added some brown sugar but still no go ! tsk tsk

Burned caramel really tastes bitter and no matter how much sugar you're going to add , it will still taste bitter as I found out  -____- ''

I was thinking of just throwing it , go down and buy some apples but I'm sweating buckets - the kitchen was so hot - I didn't have the energy or just pure laziness hee hee

So I just washed the sliced apples instead and made another caramel while watching it with eagle eyes ^___-

Saves time , money and energy  lol

Good thing though that the apples that I used - Braeburn - keeps it shape despite washing and cooking it again !


Burned caramel aside , this recipe's the easiest I've tried so far ...

Cornmeal really adds an awesome texture in this moist and delicious cake ...

So , who wants a slice then ?!



I made half of the recipe and used 3 apples .

Please check recipe @ Epicurious

I'm submitting this blog post to the Bake Along event hosted by Joyce of Kitchen Flavours , Lena of Frozen Wings and Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids .

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18 comments:

  1. Hi Anne,
    You are so funny! Wash the apples? You are good! Hehehe! I'm glad that the second round of caramel works "wonders"!! Great looking cake, with nice texture. I can see that everyone loves this cake. A definite keeper recipe! Thank you for baking along with us!

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  2. That was smart of you to wash apples and making the caramel again for the cake. It looks beautiful.

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  3. Hi anne, yoohoooo... I'm back to blogging. The passion fruit ice cream I posted already.
    Drop by to enjoy when you free.

    I love your apple cornmeal cake, look so good and very moist texture. I want 1 big slice ley.... got coffee or not? LOL

    You arrange the apple slice very neat and pretty too. Good job.

    Have a nice day, regards.

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  4. Who would say no to a slice of apple cornmeal up side down cake?! Definitely NOT me! It looks so delicious!! Thumbs up :)

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  5. Hi Anne, your cake looks beautiful. Definitely could not tell something happened to the apples! Mich@Piece of cake

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  6. What a beautiful apple upside down cake, Anne! Would love a slice (or two if you won't mind) right now!

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  7. Hi Anne, This cake looks fabulous & love your presentation. Lovely texture & those apples looks great as new! well done! I'll take note of that tips. Thanks for sharing! And now can I have one huge slice of this yummy cake, pretty please! :) hehehehehe

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  8. GREAT save!!! I have never thought of making an apple upsidedown cake till I saw these posts today...yours looks magnificent, Anne!!!

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  9. Nice safe! I'll keep that in mind if I ever burnt my food lol! Your cake looks very golden and delicious!

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  10. caramel is hard! beautiful cake, though. i would like several slices please!

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  11. hi anne, you really saved the apples!!i probably would have thrown everything away! LOL! you have also arranged the apples very beautifully, good texture too. Thanks for joining again, anne!

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  12. Hahah, see? Laziness really does pay off ;) Nice save. I hate wasting food, so I appreciate your move :)
    This looks SO good! I have never made an upside down cake!

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  13. A beautiful cake, Anne. And I wouldn't tell these apples have been used twice ;-)

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  14. wow..thanks for sharing this lipsmacking recipe
    Tasty Appetite

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  15. Wash the apples! You must be in a panic mode doing this. I'm feeling relieve and happy for you that you have saved the cake! It will be a shame if you miss this bake. This cake is really good :D

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  16. I love upside down cakes, I must say the apples are really sturdy to have survived two rounds of cooking....ah a slice of this cake with a cup of coffee!

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