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Carambola Upside Down Cake Recipe

Carambola Upside Down Cake Recipe
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  • 3 carambolas (star fruit), sliced (3 to 4)
  • 14 cup butter, melted
  • 23 cup dark brown sugar
  • juice of 2 passion fruit
  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 112 cups cake flour
  • 112 teaspoons baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 12 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Arrange sliced carambolas in bottom of a greased 9 inch cake pan as close together as possible. Mix together 14 cup butter, brown sugar and passion fruit juice and pour into pan, turning so mixture covers bottom.
  2. Set aside. Cream together 12 cup of butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beat well. Mix together dry ingredients.
  3. Add flour mixture, alternately with milk, to butter mixture. Stir in vanilla and almond extracts. Pour into prepared cake pan.
  4. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until cake pulls away from sides of pan. Let cool for five minutes before inverting onto serving plate.
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