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Easy Apple Upside Down Cake

Total time: 60 min

12 Servings


  • 1 cup butter (divided)
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tsp. apple pie spice*
  • 2 apples (such as Red, Gala or Jonagold, peeled and thinly sliced)
  • 1 pkg. yellow cake mix (2-layer size)
  • 4 eggs
  • 8 oz. sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place 1/2 cup (1 stick) of the butter and brown sugar in small saucepan. Heat on medium 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Stir in 2 teaspoons of the vanilla and 1 teaspoon of the apple pie spice. Pour into 13×9-inch baking pan. Place apple slices in even layer in bottom of baking pan. Set aside.
  2. Beat cake mix, eggs, sour cream, remaining 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, 2 teaspoons vanilla and 2 teaspoons apple pie spice in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds or until moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour batter over apples.
  3. Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Invert onto serving platter. Spoon any remaining sauce over apples. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

*To make your own apple pie spice, combine 1 1/2 tsp  ground cinnamon, 3/4 tsp ground nutmeg, 1/3 tsp ground allspice and a couple of dashes of ground ginger.

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