UPSIDE-DOWN BLOOOD ORANGE CAKE
Ingredients for a 9" cake 1/3 cup organic dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon water 1 organic Blood Orange, sliced 2/3 cup organic granulated sugar 1/3 cup buttermilk 2 eggs 3 tablespoons Blood Orange Olive Oil 1-1/3 Cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda pinch of sea salt
Procedure Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9" baking round with parchment paper and set aside. Whisk together the brown sugar and water. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and spread it evenly to the edges. Arrange the orange slices on top of the brown sugar base. Place all of the remaining ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and stir together until just moistened. Carefully pour the batter over the orange slices and push the batter to the edges. Put the cake in the oven and bake for 30 minutes - until the sponge is firm to the touch and golden brown. Remove cake from the oven and let cool completely in the pan before inverting. Serve as is or with a dollop of unsweetened whipped cream on the side.