Caramel Pecan Upside Down Cake Recipe


Caramel Pecan Upside Down Cake Recipe

Indulge in the rich flavors of a Caramel Pecan Upside Down Cake. This classic American dessert is perfect for any occasion. With gooey caramel and crunchy pecans, this cake is sure to impress.


  • 1 cup caramel sauce
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. Spread the caramel sauce evenly on the bottom of the cake pan. Sprinkle the chopped pecans over the caramel.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
  6. Pour the batter over the caramel and pecans in the cake pan. Smooth the top with a spatula.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then, invert it onto a serving plate. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 cake

This Caramel Pecan Upside Down Cake is a showstopper. The combination of caramel and pecans creates a luscious flavor and textural contrast that will leave your taste buds begging for more. The moist and tender cake pairs perfectly with the sticky caramel topping and crunchy pecans. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply craving a decadent treat, this cake is sure to impress.

Nutrition information: Calories: 350, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 4g

Indulge in the rich flavors of this Caramel Pecan Upside Down Cake. The gooey caramel and crunchy pecans create a perfect harmony of sweetness and nuttiness. This classic American dessert is a crowd-pleaser and will make any occasion extra special. Enjoy this cake warm or at room temperature, and watch as your guests marvel at the beautiful caramel and pecan topping when you reveal the inverted masterpiece. Don’t wait any longer to try this delightful recipe and treat yourself to a slice of heaven!