Upside down plum & hazelnut cake
Waitrose and Partners

Upside-down plum & hazelnut cake

This dense and gooey upside-down cake is an indulgent treat, especially when dolloped with cooling crème fraîche. 

    Vegetarian
  • Serves6
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare25 mins
  • Cook35 mins
  • Total time1 hr
  • Pluscooling

Ingredients

  • 20g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 40g demerara sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 5-7 British plums, halved
  • 30 skin-on hazelnuts, halved
  • Crème fraîche, to serve (optional)

For the cake batter

  • 120g skin-on hazelnuts
  • 100g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp wholemeal flour or wholemeal spelt flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 80g unsalted butter, melted