Strawberry Coconut Upside-Down Cake (gluten free, vegan)

Strawberry Cake

I’ve only recently forayed into the world of upside-down cakes, and I have to say, I thought they would need a lot more work and finesse! They just look so impressive, with that syrupy sweet layer of perfectly arranged fruit, caramelized to perfection – surely that requires a master baker? Not so, my friends! Even the most humble of bakers can achieve this sticky glory. It’s really just a matter of combining a little bit of fat and sugar with the fruit of your choice, and letting heat do the rest. And while this cake tastes quite sweet indeed, it’s actually relatively low in sugar content – just under half a cup in total – making it a suitable companion for your morning coffee (if you’re a cake in the morning kinda person). Continue reading