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upside-down cake

n.
A single-layer cake baked with sliced fruit, butter, and sugar at the bottom, then served with the fruit side up.

upside-down cake

n
(Cookery) a sponge cake baked with sliced fruit at the bottom, then inverted before serving

up′side-down′ cake`


n.
a cake that is baked on a layer of fruit, then turned before serving so that the fruit is on top.
[1920–25, Amer.]
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Noun1.upside-down cake - batter baked atop a layer of sweetened fruit then turned upside down so fruit is on top
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
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