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gluten free upside down plum cake

Healthy Upside Down Cake With Oats

This recipe has less calories than classic upside down cake.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free
Keyword gluten free upside down cake, plum upside down cake, upside down cake with oats
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 200kcal
Author Sasha


  • 1 cup ground oats, or oat flour
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 tbsp tapioca starch or cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk, dairy or non-dairy
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup, honey or agave
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups plums, halved
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp agave or maple syrup


  • Heat the butter over medium heat until melted and slightly browned, add 2 tbsp agave or maple syrup and spread all over the pan.
  • Half the plums and layer at the bottom of the pan, place the blackberries between the plums to fill in the gaps.
  • In a bowl combine together, ground oats, quick cooking oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In another bowl add the egg, milk, sweetener, applesauce, Greek yogurt and vanilla. Whisk it up well.
  • Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and gently stir to combine. Let the batter sit for 10 minutes.
  • Pour the batter all over the fruits and gently smooth the top.
  • Bake at 350F (180C) for 40 minutes.
  • Let it cool for at least 30 minutes and invert the cake onto a large plate.
  • Slice and serve with a spoonful of Greek yogurt.



Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.2g | Protein: 5.3g | Fat: 5.5g