Upside-Down Blood Orange–Polenta Cake
Upside-Down Blood Orange–Polenta Cake
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  • Summary

    No blood oranges? Use 4 navel oranges instead, and slice into 5 or 6 rounds, depending on their size.

    Ingredients

    • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
    • 3/4 cup (packed) light brown sugar
    • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, divided
    • 6 blood oranges, peel and white pith removed, each sliced into 4 rounds, seeds removed
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3 tablespoons polenta (not quick-cooking)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
    • 4 large eggs, room temperature
    • 3/4 cup buttermilk, room temperature
    • Lemon omani (dried black limes), green cardamom pods, and softly whipped cream (for serving; optional)
    • A 9" springform pan

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 448 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 28.01%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 55.31%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 85 mg 28.25%
    • Sodium: 601 mg 25.03%
    • Calcium: 74 mg 7.41%
    • Potassium: 99 mg 2.82%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.8%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 69 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.53%
    • Sugar: 46 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.36%
    • Vitamin C 0.39%
    • Vitamin D 0.68%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    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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