Perfect on a rainy day
4 -5 star fruit, sliced and seeds removed
1⁄4 cup butter, melted
2⁄3 cup dark brown sugar
2 passion fruit, juiced (use what you have, star fruit, citrus, etc)
1⁄2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 1⁄2 cups cake flour
1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
1 pinch salt
1⁄2 cup milk or 1⁄2 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
Arrange sliced star fruit in bottom of a greased 9 inch cake pan as close together as possible.
Mix together 1/4 cup butter, brown sugar and passion fruit juice and pour into pan, turning so mixture covers bottom. Set aside.
Cream together 1/2 cup of butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beat well.
Mix together dry ingredients. Add flour mixture, alternately with milk, to butter mixture. Stir in vanilla and almond extracts.
Pour into prepared cake pan. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until cake pulls away form sides of pan. Let cool for five minutes before inverting onto serving plate.