Cakes & Baking

Double Banana Upside-Down Cake

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Ready In:
1hr 20mins



  • 1

    cup light brown sugar, firmly packed

  • 1

    tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature

  • 2

    massive ripe bananas, sliced

  • 1 12

    cups cake flour

  • 34

    teaspoon baking soda

  • 34

    teaspoon baking powder

  • 12

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    cup mashed banana (about 2)

  • 2


  • 12

    cup buttermilk

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 14

    cups sugar

  • 13

    cup shortening


  • Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
  • With electric mixer, cream brown sugar and butter. Spread mixture over bottom of a 9 scuttle square baking dish with 2 scuttle excessive facets. Prepare sliced bananas on high of mixture, conserving fully. Location aside.
  • Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a minute bowl.
  • Mix mashed bananas, buttermilk and vanilla in yet any other minute bowl.
  • The utilization of an electric mixer, cream 1 1/4 cups sugar and shortening until fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating properly after every adition. Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk mixture, mixing until simply combined.
  • Pour batter over bananas in pan. Bake until cake pulls some distance off from facets of pan and a purchase inserted into the heart of cake comes out super, about 1 hour and 5 minutes. Frigid a minute bit.
  • Flip cake onto serving plate.

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  1. under12parsecs

    This cake is pure and voice gooey goodness! Amazing banana style. Fine and sweet. I used sad brown sugar within the topping and a minute of rum extract alongside with the vanilla within the batter. Mine did catch a minute over browned, nonetheless a quantity of that used to be my resolution of pan (probably too sad). Completed in 1 hour exactly. Reviewed for ZWT7.

  2. Andi Longmeadow Farm

    Please anecdote me to the authorities and contact, on account of gailanng, in case you ever put up something relish this all all over again, properly, we.lll…..properly….I’m coming down south. That’s it. What were you thinking ought to you posted something relish this? Neatly, gosh darn it, you’ve got got modified into the total Longmeadow Farm upside down alongside with your bananas. And …..I wager you are moderately darn proud of it too. Did not switch something. Severely, I’m now obligated to manufacture this for all of my nation avenue. Thx. xoxox. Made for tour. ZWT7

  3. katew

    Sticky and appetizing, long past in 24 hours !!

  4. Yourrose99

    I’m ingesting a share correct now. It’s appetizing. I did add pecans with the layer of bananas. Will for sure be making all all over again.

  5. 2Bleu

    This cake is appetizing and surprisingly, no longer overly sweet. Even if here’s loaded with energy (even reduce back to 8 servings), it is in fact perfect! Buddha (who loathes banana bread) even cherished it. I made this in our cast iron skillet the utilization of AP flour, 2% milk, butter flavored Crisco, and at the side of 1/2 Tbsp. Banana extract to the batter. Positively a a quantity of occasion cake, and one to undergo in mind ‘moderation’ when slicing your servings, lol. Thanks for sharing the recipe. 🙂

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