Saturday, March 23, 2019

Banana Upside Down Cake



Banana Upside Down Cake is incredibly moist and flavorful dessert, but it could be great breakfast or snack, too. You can’t go wrong if serve piece of this cake with toasted pecans and  caramel sauce on top. Or maybe you are more for classic Chocolate Chip Banana Bread?!

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4.5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • About 3 bananas sliced into 1/4–1/3 inch rounds

For the cake batter:
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter-softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 overripe bananas-mashed (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • dash of salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

For Caramel Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Grease 8 x 8 x 2 inch square cake pan or 9 x 2 inch round cake pan. The pan must be 8 cups volume (cake will overflow 8 x 8 x 1 1/2 inch square pan, it has only 6 cup volume)
  2. Spread 2/3 cup brown sugar on the bottom of the pan and scattered pieces of butter (4.5 Tbsp). Place the pan in the oven for 5-7 minutes (until butter has melted). Remove from the oven and stir butter and sugar and spread evenly on the bottom. Arrange sliced bananas to cover the bottom. Set Aside.
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full recipe here: omgchocolatedesserts.com