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Upside Down Cake


Baked sponge cake with a fruit preparation, commonly jam, or pineapple rings in syrup, at the base of the pan, so as to form the top of the cake when turned out.

Upside-Down Cake
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The term 'upside down' is known at least since 1340 (OED), but with reference to cake only since the end of the 19th Century.

See: Black Cap Pudding

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