Went to dinner at a friends and was taking dessert last weekend.  Note to self, do not decide to have a nap and not set some sort of alarm, this does not give you enough time to make the dessert properly and get gussied up!

Cake took longer to cook that I thought.  This seems to be a recurring theme.  Maybe it’s my oven.  Just sayin’..

You need an 8-inch round or 9-inch round with 2 or 3 inch sides.

 Preheat oven to 350.

Place 2 TBSP. butter in pan and put in oven. When melted, remove from oven and spread butter around sides and bottom. Set aside.

For cake, in bowl mix:

1 1/3 cup flour

1 tsp. baking powder, 1/4 tsp., baking soda, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. cardamom

Set aside

In a mixer cream, 1/2 cup butter, 2/3 cup brown sugar until creamy and fluffy.  Add 1 large egg and 1 tsp. vanilla. Beat for 1 minute.  Turn mixer off and scrape bowl.  Then add dry ingredients. Beat on low while adding 2/3 sour cream. Beat just until batter comes together and it will be thick. Finish mixing by hand until all incorporated.

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In the meantime, slice 1 cup strawberries.

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Sprinkle 1/4 brown sugar into the melted butter in the cake pan.  Sprinkle the strawberry slices over the butter and brown sugar in a single layer, OR not.

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Spoon batter over the strawberries and spread evenly.

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Bake for about 35 minutes or longer depending on your oven. Let rest for 10 minutes before running a knife around the edge and flipping on to a plate or serving platter.

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Serve warm with whipping cream.

I made it to the dinner.  A little late but with warm delicious cake enjoyed by all.

Until we meet again.

Upside down Strawberry Cake or Strawberry Upside-Down Cake

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