Quatre-quarts aux pommes: (Apple Upside-down Pound Cake)

“I got this recipe from my French mother-in-law, although where she got it, I do not know. Anyway, I have translated the recipe and converted the measurments to US standard. I hope you all enjoy this yummy French cake as much as my family and I do!”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 410°F (210°C).
  2. In a non-stick saucepan, make a caramel sauce using the sugar cubes and 2 or 3 spoonfuls of water.
  3. Once the caramel has reached a golden brown or"blond" color, pour in into a cake pan.
  4. Tilt and rotate the pan so that the bottom is evenly covered with the caramel.
  5. Peel the apples and cut them into large wedges.
  6. Place the wedges onto the caramel.
  7. Mix butter and sugar in a large bowl.
  8. Add the eggs one at a time, then the flour and baking powder.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Pour batter over the apples.
  11. Bake 30-40 minutes.
  12. Let cool before removing from pan.

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