JOW - Recipe: Upside down orange cake

Upside down orange cake

A big surprise is waiting when you flip the cake!

15 minutesPrep time
50 minutesCook time
457kcalPer serving

Ingredients for 1 Gâteau



Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Wash the oranges and cut them into thin, round slices. Leave one orange to the side without cutting it.


Step 2

In a large pan, add the oranges and half the sugar.

Step 3

Pour 1 cup of water in with the oranges and bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium and cook for 15 minutes.


Step 4

While the oranges are cooking, whisk the eggs, the remaining sugar, and a pinch of sea salt in a bowl. Mix well until soft peaks form.

Olive oil

Step 5

Little by little add the olive oil and continue whisking until well combined.

Baking powder

Step 6

Add the baking powder and zest from one orange (the one you left aside earlier!). Cut the orange in half and squeeze the juice into the batter.

All-purpose flour

Step 7

Add the flour and carefully mix using a spatula. The batter should be light and airy.


Step 8

Remove the orange slices from the heat and set aside.

Step 9

Add a piece of parchment paper to the bottom of your baking pan and coat with a drizzle of olive oil using your fingers.


Step 10

Add the orange slices in a round pattern at the bottom of the baking pan. Keep the syrup leftover.

Step 11

Delicately cover the orange slices with the batter. Bake for 35 minutes at 350°F.

Step 12

Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Slide a knife around the cake to make sur it doesn't stick.

Step 13

Top the baking pan with a large plate, hold it in place and quickly flip. Carefully remove the parchment paper. Pour the remaining syrup over the cake.

Step 14


Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

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