Persimmon Upside-Down Cake With Bacardi Coconut Rum.

persimmon upside-down cake

There are several persimmon recipes on this blog, but this one is my favorite.

When you think of an upside-down cake, the first thing that may come to mind is a pineapple upside-down cake. Why not make a persimmon upside-down cake? The cake is very appealing and super moist. Anyone will love and enjoy making this easy upside-down persimmon cake.

 You will also love these persimmon recipes.

Persimmon Marmalade Preserve

No-Bake Persimmon Custard Recipe

Persimmon Upside-Down Cake With Bacardi Coconut Rum.

Here are all the ingredients You Will Need.

baking powder

Baking Powder

persimmon

Persimmon

almond essence

Almond Essence

Maraschino cherries

Maraschino Cherries

bacardi coconut rum

Bacardi Rum

vanilla extract

Vanilla Extract

unsalted butter

Unsalted Butter

all purpose flour

All-purpose flour

nut meg

Nutmeg

light brown sugar

Brown Sugar

eggs

Eggs

persimmon preserve

Persimmon Preserve

Persimmon Upside-Down Cake with Bacardi Coconut Rum.

Kevin Foodie
Another interesting way to use persimmon fruits when they are in season. This Persimmon Upside-Down Cake is perfect for any holiday season or just as a dessert after supper. It's sweet, moist and flavorful. You will enjoy making this master mind of a cake.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 people

Equipment

  • 2 Bowls
  • Mixer or Whisk
  • 3 Baking Pans (4 Inches)
  • Spoon
  • Cutting Board
  • Knife

Ingredients
  

The Cake Batter

  • 1 Stick Unsalted Butter
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 2 Medium Eggs
  • ½ cup Orange Juice
  • 2 tbsp Bacardi Coconut Rum
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg, grated
  • 2 tbsp Persimmon Marmalade Preserve (see my blog for recipe)
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp Baking Powder

The Downlow Of The Upside-Down

  • 1 large Pesrsimmon Fruit
  • 3 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 3 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 whole Maraschino Cherries

Instructions
 

Lets Prepare The Cake Batter

  • In a bowl add butter and sugar.
    butter and sugar
  • Cream butter and sugar using a hand mixer. My mixer broke so I had to improvise using a whisk. Whisk until the sugar dissolves and smoothly creams with the butter.
    creamed butter and sugar
  • To the sugar mixture, add your eggs, vanilla extract, almond extract, and orange Juice.
    batter and eggs
  • Mix very well until all ingredients are uniform.
    cake batter
  • Pour the Bacardi Coconut Rum to the batter.
    Bacardi coconut rum
  • In a bowl, sift flour and baking powder.
    flour
  • Slowly incorporated the flour mixture into the wet ingredients using a spoon.
    flour in cake batter
  • Use the spoon to mix ingredients until the cake mixture is smooth.
    cake batter
  • Add the persimmon marmalade preserve to the cake batter mixture.
    addding persimon jam to batter
  • The addition of the persimmon marmalade is optional. This will not change the flavor or texture of the cake significantly. The persimmon preserve is for added flavor and texture.
    persimmon batter
  • Turn on oven to heat at 350°F

The Downlow Of The Upside-Down -Preparing The Baking Pan

  • Add about 1 tbsp of butter to each baking pan.
    greasing pan
  • Over low flame, heat butter until melted.
    melted butter
  • To the melted butter add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
    sugar and butter lined the pan
  • Peel the persimmon. Cut fruit in half and thinly slice persimmon into wedges. These wedges will be used the form a layered pattern onto the buttery sweet base of the pan.
    persimmon
  • Cut Mariachino cherries in half. Place the half cherry into the center of each of the 3 pans, with the rounded end down first.
    cherries
  • Layer each wedge onto the butter and sugar layer around the centered cherry in each baking pan.
    persimmon upside down
  • Pour the cake mixture into the persimmon layered pan. Gently tap each pan onto a hard surface to get batter into every crevices.
    placing pans onto baking tray
  • On a baking tray, place the 3 baking pans with cake mixture. Pour warm water around the cake pan up to 1 inch up the side of the pans.
    about to bake cake
  • Place in preheated oven and bake for 45 minutes. Be sure to check at the 30 minutes mark. Insert a knife or skewer down into the center. If the inserted knife comes out clean, remove pans from the oven. If not, leave it in the over for another 10 -15 minutes.
  • Allow cake to cook down for 10 minutes. Gentle flip over onto a serving plate and gently tap to release from the pan.
    persimmon upside-down cake

Notes

If you do have the 4 inches baking pan, a regular 8-inch pan will work just as well.
Bear in mind that different types of ovens and the size of baking pans will vary with baking time. In addition, check at different times and test for doneness.
Keyword Bacardi, Bacardi Coconut Rum, Cake, Persimmon, Persimmon Upside-Down Cake, Rum, Upside-Down Cake

Persimmon Upside-Down Cake With Bacardi Coconut Rum

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5 thoughts on “Persimmon Upside-Down Cake With Bacardi Coconut Rum.”

  1. Why have I never thought about putting rum in my upside-down cake before?!? Seems genius! Thank you for sharing this. Your presentation is always so beautiful!
    ~ Andrea | acaponeconnection.com

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