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upside-down cake

a cake that is baked on a layer of fruit, then turned before serving so that the fruit is on top.
Origin of upside-down cake
1920-25, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Everything in the buffet will look delicious, but don't miss out on the roasted pig and pineapple upside-down cake.
  • The dessert options were a trio of local cheeses and a forgettable pear upside-down cake.
British Dictionary definitions for upside-down cake

upside-down cake

a sponge cake baked with sliced fruit at the bottom, then inverted before serving
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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