Recipes and Cooking Pumpkin-Nut Upside-Down Cake You only need 20 minutes to pull this delicious nutty, sweet, and warm-spiced pumpkin cake together. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 5, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Hands On Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 35 mins Cool Time: 35 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¼ cup butter 1 cup almonds, pecans, and/or walnuts, coarsely chopped ½ cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoon hazelnut liqueur 1 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 ¼ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Place butter and nuts in a 9-inch square or round baking pan. Toast in oven for 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Stir in brown sugar and liqueur. Spread mixture evenly in pan. Chill 5 minutes. For cake, in a large bowl whisk together next five ingredients (through salt). In a medium bowl whisk together granulated sugar, oil, eggs, and pumpkin. Add to flour mixture, whisking until smooth. Spoon batter over nut mixture in pan, starting along the edges and working toward the center; spread evenly. Bake about 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Loosen sides of cake and invert onto a serving platter. Cool slightly before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 335 Calories 18g Fat 40g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 335 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 41mg 14% Sodium 247mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 40g 15% Total Sugars 28g Protein 4g Vitamin C 0.9mg 5% Calcium 71mg 5% Iron 1.5mg 8% Potassium 141mg 3% Folate, total 35.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.