Strawberry Rhubarb Upside Down Cake Recipe

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Sara Mason Modified: March 25, 2022
Strawberry Rhubarb Upside Down Cake Recipe

How To Make Strawberry Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Have a delightful bite of this sweet upside down cake made with fresh strawberries and rhubarb topping a fluffy and tasty homemade cake!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • cupsfresh rhubarb
  • 2cupsfresh strawberries
  • ¼cupbutter,melted
  • ½cupbrown sugar
  • tbspflour

For Batter:

  • ¼cupbutter,melted
  • ¾cupsugar
  • 1egg
  • cupsflour
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • 1lemon,zested, juiced
  • cupmilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Toss the rhubarb, strawberries, and flour in a small bowl.

  3. Pour ¼ cup of melted butter into a 9-inch round pan. Top with brown sugar and strawberry and rhubarb mixture.

  4. For the batter, combine the melted butter and sugar. Stir in the egg and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.

  5. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, lemon zest, and a pinch of salt.

  6. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk to the butter mixture. Stir until combined.

  7. Spread the batter over the fruit and bake for 35 to 38 minutes, or just until a toothpick comes out clean.

  8. Remove from the oven, and let cool in the pan for 15 to 20 minutes. Run a knife along the edge of the cake and invert onto a platter.

  9. Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.


  • Calories: 342.31kcal
  • Fat: 13.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.26g
  • Fiber: 2.32g
  • Sugar: 31.09g
  • Protein: 4.70g
  • Cholesterol: 52.53mg
  • Sodium: 113.98mg
  • Calcium: 166.27mg
  • Potassium: 254.74mg
  • Iron: 0.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 117.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 29.24mg
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