Mandarin Upside-Down Cake
(Serves 5)Beat egg and sugar in bowl of electric mixer.
2 tablespoon sugar
Prepare baking dish by cutting a piece of parchment paper to fit the bottom of the dish. Slide in place. Mist it and insides of dish with an olive oil spray.
Melt buttery spread in a small saucepan. Stir in brown sugar. Spread over parchment paper. Place a slice of mandarin in center of sauce, then overlap slices to cover.
2 tablespoon Earth Balance Buttery Spread
2 tablespoon brown sugar
2-3 mandarins, peeled and sliced thing
Stir together dry ingredients.
3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon mandarin zest
Stir together liquid ingredients.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 tablespoon skim milk
2 teaspoon mandarin juice
Alternately add dry, then liquid ingredients to egg-sugar mixture. Stir just to combine.
Add batter to baking dish over the sliced tangerines. Bake at 350 F. for 35-40 minutes, until pick inserted into center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes on wire rack. Remove from pan, inverting bake upside down.
This cake is a perfect size for senior citizens and provides just the right amount of sweetness after a meal to prevent snacking later on.