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Mini Citrus Rosemary Upside-Down Cakes

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These small but sophisticated blender cakes are not only eye-catching, but full of bright flavor. The rosemary syrup glaze is a must to complete the flavor profile - so, don’t skimp! Generously coat each finished cake with glaze before serving. EQUIPMENT: KitchenAid® K400 Blender; two 12-cup nonstick muffin pans, citrus zester, rubber spatula, sharp knife, whisk, pastry brush


  • 1 cup whole raw almonds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh rosemary (stems removed)
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk ricotta cheese (room temperature)
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Cara Cara orange (zest of (or Valencia orange))
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar (plus more for sprinkling the pans)
  • 3 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 3 grams blood oranges (small, Cara Cara, or Valencia)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 sprig rosemary
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    1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/180ºC/gas 4. Generously spray two 12-cup muffin pans with cooking spray. Sprinkle the bottom of each cavity with a couple pinches of sugar. Set aside.
    2. Add almonds and rosemary to your KitchenAid® K400 Blender. Close lid, select “Ice Crush” setting, and let blender run through the setting. Scrape down the sides of the blender with a rubber spatula, then replace lid and blend on speed 5 for 10 seconds. Scrape sides again and blend on speed 5 for a final 15-20 seconds, or until almonds and rosemary are finely ground.
    3. Pour the almond mixture from blender in a small mixing bowl. Add all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine, and set aside.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories180Calories from Fat80
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat80
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Izzy Brown 4 months ago
    Pretty good and very unique! The flavor was good and the the texture of the citrus slices sweetened with the syrup was creative and tasty. I agree with the previous review that it was challenging to get the citrus slices in the bottom of the muffin tin, but other than that it was a fairly simple recipe.
    J a year ago
    Delicious! It was a bit difficult getting the orange slices to fit inside the muffin tin, so mine didn’t look at pretty as these. But I just cut and made adjustments to get them inside. Everyone loved them!