Apricot-Pecan Upside-Down Cake Recipe

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  1. Make topping Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt butter in heavy small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add brown sugar and stir until mixture begins to bubble, about 2 minutes. Pour into 9-inch-diameter cake pan with 2-inch-high sides. Spread mixture over bottom of pan. Sprinkle nuts over. Place each cherry half, cut side down, into pitted center of each apricot half. Arrange apricot halves, cherry side down, in concentric circles in pan.
  2. Make cake Whisk flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt in medium bowl to blend. Using electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl until light and creamy. Gradually beat in sugar. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Mix in vanilla. Beat in dry ingredients alternately with milk in 3 additions.
  3. Spoon batter over apricots. Bake cake until top is golden and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour 10 minutes. Transfer pan to rack. Run knife around pan sides. Cool cake on rack 10 minutes. Place plate over pan; invert cake onto plate. Gently lift off pan.
  4. Set cake pan over low heat and whisk any sugar mixture remaining in pan until syrupy, about 30 seconds. Pour syrup over cake. Serve warm with whipped cream
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 367.32 Kcal (1538 kJ)
Calories from fat 197.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.93g 34%
Cholesterol 81.87mg 27%
Sodium 103.63mg 4%
Potassium 301.64mg 6%
Total Carbs 37.37g 12%
Sugars 14.13g 57%
Dietary Fiber 2.36g 9%
Protein 6.48g 13%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 94mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 281.7 Kcal (1179 kJ)
Calories from fat 151.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.82g 34%
Cholesterol 62.78mg 27%
Sodium 79.47mg 4%
Potassium 231.32mg 6%
Total Carbs 28.66g 12%
Sugars 10.83g 57%
Dietary Fiber 1.81g 9%
Protein 4.97g 13%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.5mg 11%
Calcium 72.1mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.7
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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