Upside-Down Banana Bread
featured in Summer Potluck Desserts
This upside-down banana bread is a unique and fun twist on a classic treat. With caramelized bananas on top and a fluffy, moist bread base, it's a dessert that will have everyone asking for seconds.
May 04, 2023
86% would make again
for 6 servings
- 4 ripe bananas
- 3 eggs
- ½ cup oil (120 mL)
- ½ cup granulated sugar (100 g)
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 2 cups all-purpose flour (250 g)
- ½ cup butter (115 g)
- 1 cup brown sugar (220 g)
- 2 bananas, sliced
- vanilla ice cream
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a large bowl, mash the ripe bananas. Add the eggs, oil, sugar, and cinnamon, mixing until evenly incorporated.
- Add the flour and mix until the batter has no large pockets of flour. Set aside.
- In a pot over medium-low heat, melt the butter, then mix in the brown sugar until dissolved.
- Bring up the heat to medium-high, cooking until the mixture starts bubbling and the sugar has melted.
- Remove the caramel from heat and pour into a greased 9x9-inch (23x23 cm) baking pan.
- Lay the banana slices evenly on top of the caramel.
- Spread the banana bread batter on top.
- Bake 40-50 minutes.
- Cool until the bottom is barely warm and use a knife to loosen the edges from the pan.
- Place a plate upside-down on top of the pan, then invert the pan, flipping the banana bread onto the plate.
- Slice, then serve with vanilla ice cream.
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