Yellow Kiwi Upside Down Cake

Who does not like a soft, moist cake? If kiwis be present within, you can happily bid adieu to the guilt of indulging in every slice of this lusciousness.


  • 4 Yellow Kiwis
  • 100 gm refined flour
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1?4 tsp soda bicarbonate
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp butter, at room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 gm sugar
  • 100 gm butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 8-10 cherries, seedless


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Peel and slice two kiwis and chop the rest into 1 cm cubes.
  • Mix the chopped kiwis with 2 tablespoons of refined flour and set aside.
  • Take a cake mould and brush with butter and sprinkle the brown sugar around.
  • Now line the cake with kiwi slices.
  • Sieve flour, baking powder and baking soda together.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and continue beating for a few minutes till the mixture is frothy.
  • Add the vanilla essence.
  • Now add the flour and fold the mixture carefully.
  • Pour over the flour mixture in the mould. Tap the mould gently.
  • Bake in preheated oven for about 55 minutes.
  • Cool and remove the cake from the mould carefully.
  • Turn it upside down and garnish with seedless cherries on top.

Recipe courtesy: Chef Harpal Singh, Zespri Kiwifruit, CaLDRON, Oct 2014