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Nectarine Upside Down Cake Recipe

Upside Down Cakes are such simple and classic desserts. Get this recipe for a beautiful nectarine upside down cake that you are sure to love.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 12
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 1 stick butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 5 nectarines peeled and sliced into 1 1/2 inch thick wedges
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ.
  • Pour 1/2 of melted butter into cast iron skillet or round cake pan.
  • Swirl pan until bottom and sides are well-coated with butter to prevent cake from sticking.
  • Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over the melted butter in the skillet or cake pan.
  • Place nectarine slices on top of the brown sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, combine buttermilk, the remainder of your melted butter, eggs, sugar, flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Whisk together until well-combined.
  • Pour evenly over the pineapple, cherry, and brown sugar layer in the skillet or cake pan.
  • Place in the oven and bake for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour or until toothpick or skewer inserted in the center comes our clean.
  • Allow to stand for about 5-10 minutes before transferring to a cake stand.
  • When ready to transfer, place cake stand on top of skillet then carefully flip to where the pineapple upside down cake comes out onto the cake stand.