- 5 Tangerinesmandarin oranges, sliced thinly into at least 12 uniformly-sized rounds
- 1/3 cup Buttersoftened, divided
- 1 cup Sugar
- 3 tbsp Mandarin juicefreshly squeezed
- 1 ⅓ cups All-purpose flour
- 1 ½ tsp Baking powder
- ½ tsp Salt
- 1 tbsp Mandarin zestfinely grated
- 2 Large eggsroom temperature
- ½ tsp Orange blossom water
- ½ tsp Vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup Buttermilk
- Confectioners' sugarto decorate
Mandarin Upside-Down Cakelets
Mandarin & Orange Blossom Upside-Down Cakelets are super cute looking cake treats. You’ve heard of upside down cakes before – well these little cakelets take the idea to a whole new level. These are great for a party as people can pick them up and easily eat them without a plate or fork.
Start these little cakes by boiling slices of mandarin in hot water. Place them in the bottom of a muffin pan with melted sugar and butter. Make a mandarin infused cake batter and add it to the muffin cups. Bake in the oven. Once the cakes are cooked, carefully invert them so that the crystallized mandarin slice is on display. Enjoy!
To make Mandarin & Orange Blossom Upside-Down Cakelets, you will need the following ingredients:
So, how to make Mandarin & Orange Blossom Upside-Down Cakelets?
Steps to make Mandarin Upside-Down Cakelets
Preheat oven to 350 °F.
Boil mandarin slices
Place a cube of butter into muffin cups
Add sugar to the muffin cups
Add mandarin slices and juice
Mix dry ingredients
Beat the butter and sugar with the mandarin zest
Mix in the eggs
Add orange blossom water, vanilla extract, and mandarin juice
Combine wet and dry ingredients
Divide batter between muffin cups and bake