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Blackberry Upside Down Cake
Posted by : Karen Sat, 21 Feb 2004, at 5:41 p.m.

1/4 c. brown sugar
2 T. butter
2 c. blackberries
1/2 c. margarine or butter
1 3/4 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350.

Heat brown sugar and 2 T. butter in an 8 or 9" round pan or iron skillet over med. heat. Add berries and cook, stirring until mixture bubbles. Add 3/4 c. of the sugar and crush berries slightly. Cook for 5 mins., and then remove from heat and set aside.

Mix 1/2 c. butter and remaining sugar (1 c.) until light. Blend in eggs. Mix flour, baking powder and salt together and add alternately with milk to creamed butter/sugar mixture. Add vanilla.

Pour batter over cooked fruit in pan and bake for 35-40 mins. Let stand in pan until lukewarm, then run knife around edge of pan and turn onto a large plate. Don't let it get too cool or it won't come out of the pan. Top with whipped cream.

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