Donna Hay's Apple Upside-Down Syrup Cakes

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“From Donna Hay's "The Instant Cook". Very easy but looks like a cafe dessert! You can also make it with mangoes and replace the ground almonds with desiccated coconut. Or apricots and ground hazelnuts. I use my silicon large 6-muffins moulds, and they come out easy.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 160C (200F).
  2. Stir 90g butter, brown sugar and water together in a saucepan until butter is melted. Then stir in apple slices and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Spoon apples equally into 6 x 1 cup muffin tins or ramikins. put a few tablespoons of syrup in with the apple slices as well. Reserve the remaining syrup for later.
  4. Prepare the cake batter: Put all the ingredients in a bowl together. Mix until combined. Then spoon the batter equally over apples.
  5. Bake 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool 5 minutes in the tin, then flip onto serving plates. Serve with extra caramel sauce and ice cream or unsweetened cream.

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