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Plum-Spice Upside Down Cake

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
47 min
17 min
30 min
Sweet, juicy plums and SPLENDA* No Calorie Sweetener make this light gingerbread cake a sweet feast for both the eyes and the appetite.


butter flavour cooking spray

1 spray(s)


9 item(s), medium, Sliced, unpeeled

dark brown sugar


reduced-calorie margarine

½ cup(s)


1 large

egg white(s)

1 large

vanilla extract

1 tsp

Sweet'N Low Calorie free sweetener

24 packet(s)

all-purpose flour

1 cup(s)

baking powder

1 tsp

baking soda

½ tsp

ground cinnamon

2 tsp

ground ginger

1½ tsp

powdered sugar

1 Tbsp


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat a 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. Spread plums in pan, sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and set aside.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat together remaining brown sugar and margarine until creamy. Beat in egg, egg white and vanilla, scraping down sides of bowl, for 1 minute. Beat in Splenda at medium speed for 1 minute.
  3. In another bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and ginger. Stir into egg batter and beat at low speed for 30 seconds to mix (batter will be thick); gently spoon batter over plums, spreading with back of spoon.
  4. Bake cake until sides begin to pull away from pan and cake is light golden brown, about 30 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside 30 minutes.
  5. Place a large platter over pan and invert cake onto platter. Dust with powdered sugar and cut into 9 squares.
  6. To learn more about baking with SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, as well as tips from our users, read How Sweet It Is. SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener is a registered trademark of McNeil Nutritionals, a division of McNeil-PPC, Inc.

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