Your email address will not be published. WOW I must have missed your cheese souffle post – that monster looks amazing!! . Mix first 8 ingredients together in a bowl. I think one of the really fun things about this assignment is that we get to see what others choose! So much fun, though, to see how different our choices have been so far. As I predicted, now I’m wanting to remake so many recipes in the book. ), Garbure (peasant stew with loads of flavor). Pour batter over strawberries and rhubarb. This lovely little cake would make a great refresher course! However, I could write a new adage: ‘the longer the name, the better the cake’. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. I love your rhubarb cake, it turned out Let stand until cake releases from pan, about 5 minutes; carefully remove pan. Think of a Tarte Tatin. Have a great week-end! Do you cook the rhubarb? , Mardi, great idea for my NEXT FFwD post . Arrange those delicious strawberries on the brown sugar. It is such fun to see everyone’s favorites and top contenders. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and butter. Roz. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 1 hour. I did pause at my photos of the cheese souffle. Stir in the butter and the sugar and then return to the oven for a few minutes until the sugar dissolves. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. recipes. Glad you were able to make that rhubarb cake, it was delicious. I love an upside down cake but this is the first one I’ve ever seen with rhubarb. Stir in the yogurt on low speed. Drain the rhubarb and reserve the syrup to make the glaze. Heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved. I’ve never seen an upside down cake with rhubarb either. This cake sounds great! I can sure see why you selected the recipes you did, Liz, they are my favourites too! Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 3.) Sprinkle the brown sugar evenly over the melted butter. The fruit and cake bake on top of … My small version took more than 25 minutes. French cooking does not necessarily mean complicated. xo Pour batter over rhubarb; carefully smooth top with the back of a wooden spoon. Spread the mixture onto the bottom of a 9 inch round cake pan. My favorite Skinny Chick recipes are the White Chocolate Monster Munch and your Kahlua Bundt Cake. Tangy rhubarb melts into a brown sugar topping on a homespun cake that is perfect for spring. Mom and I are going to have to plan a weekend trip to the farmer’s markets out East this summer. So so beautiful! Still a bit sidetracked by your rhubarb upside down cake. Dump into a greased 9x13 pan. So it was often the seafood, especially the rare or raw seafood, that left the most indelible impressions. A lot of steps but definitely worth the extra work. They took longer than 25 minutes to fully cook. Liz, I think I may have to update my list after reading your post! Today’s challenge was to share an “aha” moment and our top 5 recipes. Layer with rhubarb; sprinkle with sugar. Note: This post may contain affiliate links; view. 51 Comments // Leave a Comment ». Set aside. Rhubarb Upside Down Brown Sugar Cake |Dorie Greenspan recipe Hope you’re having a great Sunday! Count me in for wanting to see Bill’s list! Bake until cake springs back when lightly touched, 40-50 minutes. Whisk in the zest and vanilla.Pour in the butter in 3 additions. To serve the cake, add strawberries to the cake plate, dollop with Crème Fraiche and serve. I’m not a member of FFwD but have cooked from the book and followed the members’ adventures. Awesome taste - the rhubarb was caramelized perfectly and cake was the perfect compliment. 1 1/4-1 1/2 cups rhubarb, trimmed and rinsed (peel if stems are tough), 3/4 cup sugar, divided (1/4 cup to caramelize), 2 cups of strawberries, leaves and hulls removed, then cut in half. My rhubarb is ready, the dill is growing, and the tuna and mango ceviche has my mouth watering. This recipe can be found on page 24 of Baking Chez Moi. I love rhubarb and this cake is just stunning! Pour the brown-sugar mixture into the cake pan, then spoon in the rhubarb and its juices. By the time I reached the end of your list, Liz, I had figured out what you were doing —- choosing all those delicious meals that aren’t family friendly with yours. The souffle especially brings back great memories, as I presented it to a table full of family when I made it. RHUBARB UPSIDE DOWN CAKE Base 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup granulated sugar (or brown sugar is nice) 3/4 lb rhubarb (4 stalks) 1 teaspoon grated orange rind Cake 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt pinch or two of cinnamon 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon grated orange rind Have a great weekend, Liz. There’s no guess work as to how much you need to sweeten the rhubarb since it’s literally baking in a pool of brown sugar and butter. Love your picks! Make the topping: Stir together butter, flour, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon … Looking at all these gorgeous meals I’m just getting hungrier and hungrier and dinner is still hours away! Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Your top 5 favourites look fabulous! Pour melted brown sugar and butter on the bottom of coated cake pan. Place a larger plate upside down over the skillet and use two potholdered hands to flip cake out onto it. Gradually add the flour mixture and … Add the sour cream and beat until combined. Sift flour, remaining 1 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a medium mixing bowl. Bake the cake for about 25 minutes, rotating it after 12 minutes. I thought for sure a chocolate something would have made your list! I love your choices! Very cool!! )..I haven’t made nearly enough from that book. It looks amazing (and the roasted rhubarb made my short list!). My friends said it is definately a "keeper", Excellent, caramelized rhubarb on top is wonderful:) outstanding with a cup of good quality coffee/ espresso, Did not think the topping would be so carmalized/crunchy...I was not a fan but my family loved it. 3. Scrape the batter into the pan over the rhubarb and put the pan onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Rhubarb Upside Down Cake is elegant but homey and so simple to make! Your list is a pretty sophisticated bunch of recipes Liz.I wonder want Bill’s list looks like:). Beat in sour cream and vanilla. A reminder to cook seasonally. Your cake reminds me a little of the rice cooker cake I recently posted about, great minds…. Yummy! In the annals of Chewing the Fat, never has one cake come close to having a name as long as this one. Your cake looks so good and so perfect! You may need to reinvent your planned recipe when you see what’s available at the market. It looks so pretty xx, Okay, you just made me hungry again!! What a beautiful upside down cake, I love rhubarb especially at this time of the year! Press them into the brown sugar gently. I love reading everyone’s round up. In a mixing bowl, beat cake mix with water, oil and eggs until smooth. Scrape in cake batter; smooth top. Drizzle 1/4 cup melted butter over the top and … Do Not Sell My Personal Information – CA Residents, 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, Optional: Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. We balanced the fruit's tang with a crunchy nut-and-brown-sugar topping. As we have learned along the way we have so often had similar experiences and reactions, regardless of our personal taste preferences. Directions: Whisk the sugar, flour and cinnamon/nutmeg together. Set aside. I’m not certain I have one particular moment, but instead, some more lessons learned. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream as desired. Isn’t that Rhubarb Cake wonderful?! Add eggs, one at a time, beating each until well combined. For this upside-down cake, you do NOT need to cook the rhubarb first. Beautiful! But for my friend Toni’s Rhubarb Fool: Light British Dessert, you definitely cook it down.. —Joyce Rowe, Stratham, New Hampshire, Homemade Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home. A twist on the upside down cake utilizing fresh spring rhubarb. I have never baked an upside down cake with rhubarb. Butter a 9 inch round cake pan with sides at least 1½ high. In a medium bowl, toss the rhubarb with the 1/4 cup sugar. Sprinkle cake with thyme leaves. Toss the rhubarb with this mixture and set aside. Rosy-pink rhubarb makes a particularly pretty upside-down cake. perfect. you simmer the stalks and reduce to its juices (your cake … Place a serving plate upside down on top of cake; carefully invert pan onto plate. With your fingers, blend the … Must be so hard to choose from such a wealth of delicious recipes. Remove and let cool 10 minutes. Yeah, where are the desserts, the raspberries??? Cream the butter, remaining sugar and brown sugar in … Gently spoon the glaze over the top of the cake. This rhubarb tatin cake looks so tempting – what a glistening photo of it! Oh my that cheese souffle was amazing… don’t just want to keep changing your top five after you read a post… this is maddening, but fun! Press those beautiful strawberries and rhubarb gently into the brown sugar. I’d love to see Bill’s list too! Work the butter in with your fingers until it resembles cornmeal. I do know that I love upside-down cakes a bunch, though–I just saved this, thanks for the great share! Required fields are marked *, By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. So much good food that I forgot about! Gorgeous job with the rhubarb USD cake. I was kind of hoping you ‘d have Bill give us HIS top 5 recipes…. Your rhubarb cake looks wonderful. I would fit in with your picky crowd:) See you next week. Combine 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg in a small bowl and sprinkle it over the rhubarb. Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Made this in a 10'' springform pan - lined with parchment paper which you NEED otherwise it'll leak! And your rhubarb cake looks gorgeous! Add 1/2 cup brown sugar and 2 teaspoons of the chopped ginger. awesome, simply damn delicious tangy upside down rhubarb cake!!! I love this rhubarb upside down cake! If using a cake pan, place the butter into the cake pan and then put the cake pan in the oven the butter has melted. A simple layering of flavors can produce a masterpiece. In a large bowl whisk the eggs and brown sugar together until thick and smooth. Your cake looks scrumptious, Liz. Hi Liz, your presentation is absolutely gorgeous, love rhubarb. . Add the dry ingredients in 3 additions whisking gently. I can’t seem to find rhubarb any place yet which bums me out because I have been wanting to try it for years now. This rhubarb upside down cake looks phenom. It has truly been a joy to see everyone’s selections and reflections. I love that line about French cooking…all because it’s French doesn’t mean it’s complicated. Spread into a greased 10-in cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet. So glad I checked out this post before my grocery shopping trip today :)!!! Loosen cake by running a knife around pan edges. Easy! Gradually fold into creamed mixture, about 1/2 cup at a time. Pour the batter evenly over the fruit in the skillet. You have proven exactly that Lizzy . To make the cake, preheat oven to 350 degrees . Makes me jealous about only getting frozen rhubarb around these parts. I’ll have to try this upside down cake. Bake until it is golden brown, springy to the touch and just beginning to pull away from the sides of the pan. Stir sparingly for about 3 minutes or until the sugar is slightly caramelized. You’ve outdone yourself once again, Liz. I loved that this group gave me the excuse to explore some recipes and techniques that I’d typically skip due to the picky palates that surround me. Add a few spoonfuls of strawberry jam and stir well. When the sugar has melted and is JUST changing color add the rhubarb. But if you do cook it (for other recipes). I would have it with some vanilla ice cream.. To make the glaze, bring the reserved rhubarb syrup to a boil then reduce to a simmer until it reduces and becomes syrupy. Now sprinkle evenly with rhubarb. It’s true the French are excellent with presentation and this rhubarb upside down cake is no exception. This cake is stunning Liz! Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick is inserted in center and comes out clean. All of it is beautiful. I always leave your site feeling hungry, heading to the fridge now to see what I can whip up. Thank you, Dorie!! You were much more disciplined than I was in choosing your favourites and reading everyone’s posts only wants me to make my own list longer. -good topping if you have a sweet tooth, This light and airy yellow cake is moist but not too sweet, and the caramelized rhubarb topping adds tangy flavor and visual appeal. Not to mention those of our taste testers Learning that the French cooking does not have to be difficult, trusting to try new techniques (how about cooking with Saran Wrap – LOL) and of course, learning about each other and who likes to style with raspberries and such It has been a joy ~, The soufflé does look sensational, Liz…As does the rhubarb upside down cake…Oh, and everything you listed of course! You know, I STILL have yet to try this wonderful rhubarb. Cool the pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. I made a half batch in 5-inch springform pans. xo, Liz, what a beautiful rhubarb dessert! Dorie had us whip up an orange zest and vanilla flavored sponge cake and pour it over caramelized rhubarb. We like it served with strawberry ice cream. Tuna Confit with Black Olive Tapenade and Tomato Salsa. What a great collection of recipes and what fab new skills you must have learnt along this great foodie adventure! The dilled gravlax is one of my favorites also. Cut the stalks into 1 inch lengths and toss them with ½ cup sugar and set aside for 30 minutes. Whenever I take it to a gathering, I am always asked for the recipe. We loved it! Run a knife around edge of cake to loosen it from sides of pan. At least you could have thrown a few raspberries into the mix to remind us that this really is the Skinny Chick’s blog. Serve with yogurt. Dorie’s rhubarb cake is the perfect example as was her. I am a shallow person. Cool in pan on a wire rack 20 minutes. 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