Meyer Lemon Upside-Down Cake

Meyer Lemon Upside-Down Cake

Serve up some sunshine no matter what the weather is like where you are when you dish up this delightful upside down cake. It's rich and sparkles with the fresh taste of Meyer lemons.
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 People


  • 2 tbsps Softened unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 Meyer lemons
  • 1 1/2 cups Toasted whole almonds
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 4 large Egg yolks
  • 4 large Egg whites
  • 1/3 cup Honey


  • Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
  • Rub bottom and sides of an 8-inch cake pan with 2 tablespoons butter and sprinkle bottom with sugar.
  • Thinly slice lemons and remove seeds. Arrange lemon slices in concentric circles over brown sugar and set aside.
  • In a food processor, pulse almonds until finely ground. Add baking soda and salt, and pulse to combine.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together egg yolks and honey. Stir in almond mixture.
  • Beat egg whites until doubled in volume ( but do not form soft peaks). Gently fold whites into almond mixture until just combined. Transfer batter to prepared cake pan.
  • Bake until top is deep golden brown and skewer inserted into middle comes out clean, 30-35 minutes.
  • Let cool in pan for 5 minutes. Carefully turn out onto a serving plate. Serve warm or at room temperature. Slice with a serrated knife.
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