Apple Upside Down Layer Cake with Maple Buttercream
Apple Upside Down Layer Cake with Maple Buttercream
  • prep: 2 hr
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 2 hr 35 min
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  • Summary

    Three gorgeous layers of caramelized apple cinnamon upside down cake sandwiched with luscious real maple buttercream.

    Ingredients

    • 3 Tbsp. (1.5 oz, 40g) unsalted butter
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp. (.75 oz, 20g) dark rum
    • 3/4 cup (6 oz, 170g) light brown sugar
    • 1/4 vanilla bean or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
    • 4-5 medium apples (24 oz, 700g), such as Granny Smith
    • 6 egg yolks at room temperature
    • 3 egg whites at room temperature
    • 1 cup (8 oz, 226g) sour cream at room temperature, divided in 1/2
    • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
    • 9 oz (2 cups, 255g) cake flour
    • 1 1/4 cups plus 1/4 cup (10 oz & 2 oz) granulated sugar
    • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
    • 3/4 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
    • 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
    • 2 sticks plus 2 tbsp. (9 oz, 255g) unsalted butter at room temperature
    • 1 Recipe Italian Meringue Buttercream
    • 1/4 cup (1.5 oz, 40g) real maple syrup

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 961 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 23 g 35.11%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 71.62%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 70 mg 23.18%
    • Sodium: 269 mg 11.2%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.19%
    • Potassium: 115 mg 3.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.63%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 66 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.84%
    • Sugar: 44 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 71 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 15.13%
    • Vitamin C 1.92%
    • Vitamin D 0.27%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol5
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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