Upside-Down Ginger & Mandarin Cake with Mandarin Syrup and Toasted Almonds

The wind blew the last of the mandarins off my neighbour’s tree earlier in the week, and while still gorgeously sweet and juicy, they had suffered slightly from the battering the wind had given them. I decided to bake some of them into a cake, but the two recipes I was contemplating each had ingredients that I didn’t have to hand, and the weather was putting me off going shopping. What followed is an amalgamation of the recipes using what I did have available.

Download a pdf of the recipe: Upside-Down Ginger & Mandarin Cake