Plum Upside-Down Cake

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“I love messing around with cake mix recipes and I love any kind of plums. I guess you could make this with a large can of plums, well drained, but I haven't tried this yet, but......”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 lb italian plum
  • 12 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar, i use brownulated (which is granulated)
  • 12 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package poundcake mix
  • 1 12 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 12 teaspoons almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pour melted butter into 13x9 pan.
  3. Sprinkle toasted walnuts and brown sugar evenly in pan.
  4. Cut plums in half and remove pits, cut each half into 4 pieces and arrange over walnuts, overlapping pieces.
  5. Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding vanilla and almond extracts.
  6. Pour batter over plums.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  8. Remove from oven and immediately loosen edges of cake with a knife.
  9. Invert cake onto a serving plate.
  10. Drizzle cake with any remaining brown sugar from cake pan.

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