upside-down cake


noun

a cake that is baked on a layer of fruit, then turned before serving so that the fruit is on top.

Nearby words

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Origin of upside-down cake

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25

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British Dictionary definitions for upside-down cake

upside-down cake

noun

a sponge cake baked with sliced fruit at the bottom, then inverted before serving
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