Cardamom And Orange Upside Down Cake

Serves 2-3

Preparation time 10 Minutes

Cooking time 20 Minutes


Eggs - 2

Caster sugar - 1 cup

Refined flour - 1 cup

Refined oil - 3 tbsp

Cardamom pods - 1 tsp

Honey - 1 tbsp

Orange - 1

Maple syrup - For garnish

Milk - 1/2 cup

A very nostalgic cake that will take you back to your childhood with its golden caramel and orange slices. A treat to team with your tea!


1) In a bowl, separate an egg white and yolks.

2) Whip up the white till soft peaks and keep aside.

3) Cream the yolks with half of the sugar and keep the remaining half sugar aside.

4) Add in the milk and whisk thoroughly.

5) Sift in the flour and combine it into a thick batter.

6) Add in the cardamom pods and fold in the egg whites.

7) In a Meyer Prism non-stick pan, melt sugar and add 30 ml water and honey to it.

8) Once the sugar syrup turns amber and thick, take it off the heat.

9) In a non-stick cake pan, make a base of orange slices and pour the caramel on top.

10) Pour the cake batter on top and bake it for 20 mins at 180 degrees.

11) Once the cake is baked, flip it on a serving tray and drizzle the maple syrup on top before serving.

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