eggless apple upside down cake recipe
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apple upside down cake

Easy to make eggless apple upside down cake. Eggless & dairy free recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: world
Servings: 1 medium size round cake
Author: Dassana Amit


apple layer

  • 2 medium sized apples - rinsed, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon organic demerara sugar or brown sugar or powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • few drops of lemon juice

cake batter - dry ingredients

  • 1 cup organic whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup organic all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup organic powdered jaggery or organic unrefined cane sugar or powdered sugar - adjust as per your sweet requirements
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder

cake batter - wet ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup sunflower oil or any neutral tasting vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground vanilla powder or ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


preparation to make apple upside down cake

  • Grease or line a 7 to 7.5 inches round cake pan or tin. You can even line the pan with butter paper or parchment paper. 
  • Preheat your oven now at 180 degrees celsius or 356 degrees fahrenheit for 15 minutes. 
  • Rinse, peel, core and slice 2 medium sized apples.

lining cake pan with apples

  • Layer the apple slices neatly on the base of the pan in single or double layer.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder on the apple layer. Also sprinkle a few drops of lemon juice, so that the apples do not discolor. Sprinkling lemon juice is an optional step. 
  • Keep this pan aside.

making apple upside down cake batter

  • In a bowl, first take all the dry ingredients - whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, jaggery, vanilla powder and cinnamon powder. Mix them well with a wired whisk. If using vanilla essence or extract then add it when adding lemon juice.
  • Add the water and oil and stir mix so that no lumps are formed. do not over do the mixing. 
  • Now add the lemon juice and stir well again.
  • Pour the batter in the cake pan layered with the apple slices.

making apple upside down cake

  • Bake at 180 degrees celsius or 356 degrees fahrenheit for 45 to 55 mins in a preheated oven.
  • When warm or cooled, serve the eggless apple upside down cake with tea or coffee or as an after meal dessert.


Organic powdered jaggery does not have any impurities and is good when making cakes or muffins or even indian sweets.